Dare to risk public criticism.
We do not have to visit a madhouse to find disordered minds; our planet is the mental institution of the universe.
Being sober on a bus is, like, totally different than being drunk on a bus.
If one is to be called a liar, one may as well make an effort to deserve the name.
The two offices of memory are collection and distribution.
I can bear any pain as long as it has meaning.
I have great faith in fools; self-confidence my friends call it.
One of the great penalties those of us who live our lives in full view of the public must pay is the loss of that most cherished birthright of man's, privacy.
A scientific man ought to have no wishes, no affections, - a mere heart of stone.
Reverence does not die with mortals, nor does it perish whether they live or die.
Certainty? In this world nothing is certain but death and taxes.
There is nothing like returning to a place that remains unchanged to find the ways in which you yourself have altered.
There's no such thing as perfect writing, just like there's no such thing as perfect despair.
The mystery of the beginning of all things is insoluble by us; and I for one must be content to remain an agnostic
Christmas to a child is the first terrible proof that to travel hopefully is better than to arrive.
When people talk of the freedom of writing, speaking or thinking I cannot choose but laugh. No such thing ever existed. No such thing now exists; but I hope it will exist. But it must be hundreds of years after you and I shall write and speak no more.
Once you label me you negate me.
Being unwanted, unloved, uncared for, forgotten by everybody, I think that is a much greater hunger, a much greater poverty than the person who has nothing to eat.
All battles are fought by scared men who'd rather be some place else.
Children's talent to endure stems from their ignorance of alternatives.
A friend doesn't go on a diet because you are fat.