Give them pleasure. The same pleasure they have when they wake up from a nightmare.
If you pick up a starving dog and make him prosperous he will not bite you. This is the principal difference between a dog and man.
Modesty and conscientiousness receive their reward only in novels. In life they are exploited and then shoved aside.
Comedy is acting out optimism.
A scientific man ought to have no wishes, no affections, - a mere heart of stone.
Talk low, talk slow and don't say too much.
God creates, I do not create. I assemble and I steal everywhere to do it - from what I see, from what the dancers can do, from what others do.
All is mine but nothing owned, nothing owned for memory, and mine only while I look.
There is no terror in the bang, only in the anticipation of it.
You hear a lot of dialogue on the death of the American family. Families aren't dying. They're merging into big conglomerates.
The more intense the nature of a man, the more readily will he find meditation, and the more successfully will he practice it.
The joke of our time is the suicide of intention.
Wisely, and slow. They stumble that run fast.
There is the view that poetry should improve your life. I think people confuse it with the Salvation Army.
You always admire what you really don't understand.
You don't have to be the Dalai Lama to tell people that life's about change.
I must not write a word to you about politics, because you are a woman.
The only thing worse than being blind is having sight but no vision.
I am dying from the treatment of too many physicians.
The advantage of a bad memory is that one enjoys several times the same good thing for the first time.
New opinions are always suspected, and usually opposed, without any other reason but because they are not common.