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.
Everything is vague to a degree you do not realize till you have tried to make it precise.
An intellectual is a man who doesn't know how to park a bike.
Thought is free.
Anyone who attempts to generate random numbers by deterministic means is, of course, living in a state of sin.
There is more to sex appeal than just measurements. I don't need a bedroom to prove my womanliness. I can convey just as much sex appeal, picking apples off a tree or standing in the rain.
Religion and art spring from the same root and are close kin. Economics and art are strangers.
A photograph can be an instant of life captured for eternity that will never cease looking back at you.
Only those with no memory insist on their originality.
Any fool can criticize, condemn, and complain but it takes character and self control to be understanding and forgiving.
I want to put a ding in the universe.
Time is an illusion. Lunchtime doubly so.
I don't say we all ought to misbehave, but we ought to look as if we could.
All satire is blind to the forces liberated by decay. Which is why total decay has absorbed the forces of satire.
You don't have to be the Dalai Lama to tell people that life's about change.
Patriotism is the last refuge of a scoundrel.
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.
True valor lies between cowardice and rashness.
I am only one, but still I am one. I cannot do everything, but still I can do something; and because I cannot do everything, I will not refuse to do something that I can do.
The traditional ways were wrongly disowned by Christianity - in hindsight, medicine men were not demons but very important counsellors in the community.
The mystery of the beginning of all things is insoluble by us; and I for one must be content to remain an agnostic