There is nothing to writing. All you do is sit down at a typewriter and bleed.
Give them pleasure. The same pleasure they have when they wake up from a nightmare.
Be less curious about people and more curious about ideas.
The paranoid is never entirely mistaken.
The poor are prevented from thinking by the discipline of others, the rich by their own.
Parents wonder why the streams are bitter, when they themselves have poisoned the fountain.
The day of individual happiness has passed
If you could kick the person in the pants responsible for most of your trouble, you wouldn't sit for a month.
The greatness of a man is not in how much wealth he acquires, but in his integrity and his ability to affect those around him positively.
I love deadlines. I like the whooshing sound they make as they fly by.
All men are liable to error; and most men are, in many points, by passion or interest, under temptation to it.
The destruction of the past is perhaps the greatest of all crimes.
By seeing London, I have seen as much of life as the world can show.
Everything beautiful has a mark of eternity.
I find it rather easy to portray a businessman. Being bland, rather cruel and incompetent comes naturally to me.
Each soul is potentially divine.
Pain is inevitable. Suffering is optional.
The only way to deal with an unfree world is to become so absolutely free that your very existence is an act of rebellion.
We can't become what we need to be by remaining what we are.
The promise given was a necessity of the past: the word broken is a necessity of the present.
People think I'm a miserable sod but it's only because I get asked such bloody miserable questions.