Time is an illusion. Lunchtime doubly so.
When people start asking you to do the same thing over and over again, that's when you know you're way too close to something that you don't want to be near.
Work is the rent you pay for the room you occupy on earth.
Enthusiasm... the sustaining power of all great action.
It's better to be unhappy alone than unhappy with someone.
Character is like a tree and reputation like a shadow. The shadow is what we think of it; the tree is the real thing.
Reputation is what men and women think of us; character is what God and angels know of us.
Learn to give, whether you have plenty or little, whether you are happy or in pain.
Every man is guilty of all the good he did not do.
The universe we observe has precisely the properties we should expect if there is, at bottom, no design, no purpose, no evil and no good, nothing but blind pitiless indifference.
No one is useless in this world who lightens the burdens of another.
Any product that needs a manual to work is broken.
It's sad when someone you know becomes someone you knew.
The only way to deal with an unfree world is to become so absolutely free that your very existence is an act of rebellion.
I am dying from the treatment of too many physicians.
A good goal is like a strenuous exercise - it makes you stretch.
It does not do to dwell on dreams and forget to live.
Obsession is an attractive thing. People who are really, really interested and good at one thing and smart are attractive, if they're men.
Advice to intellectuals: let no-one represent you.
There is nothing to writing. All you do is sit down at a typewriter and bleed.
Get off your butt and join the Marines!