The mystery of the beginning of all things is insoluble by us; and I for one must be content to remain an agnostic
Who the hell wants fourteen pairs of shoes when they go on holiday? I haven't had fourteen pairs in my life.
At the heart of all beauty lies something inhuman.
I have great faith in fools; self-confidence my friends call it.
Modesty and conscientiousness receive their reward only in novels. In life they are exploited and then shoved aside.
To wear your heart on your sleeve isn't a very good plan; you should wear it inside, where it functions best.
Anxiety is the dizziness of freedom.
All tyranny needs to gain a foothold is for people of good conscience to remain silent.
That which can be asserted without evidence, can be dismissed without evidence.
Dress shabbily and they remember the dress; dress impeccably and they remember the woman.
What is to give light must endure burning.
When a man is tired of London, he is tired of life; for there is in London all that life can afford.
Before I speak, I have something important to say.
Let us try to teach generosity and altruism, because we are born selfish.
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.
Surrealism is destructive, but it destroys only what it considers to be shackles limiting our vision.
Advice to intellectuals: let no-one represent you.
Believe nothing, no matter where you read it, or who said it, no matter if I have said it, unless it agrees with your own reason and your own common sense.
It's better to be unhappy alone than unhappy with someone.
You are 27 or 28 right? It is very tough to live at that age. When nothing is sure. I have sympathy with you.
No man for any considerable period can wear one face to himself and another to the multitude, without finally getting bewildered as to which may be the true.