The future is uncertain but the end is always near.
The only real laughter comes from despair.
Experience is merely the name men gave to their mistakes.
Science has not yet taught us if madness is or is not the sublimity of the intelligence.
One new feature or fresh take can change everything.
Thought can be so seductive and hypnotic that it absorbs your attention totally, so you become your thoughts.
There are four ways, and only four ways, in which we have contact with the world. We are evaluated and classified by these four contacts: what we do, how we look, what we say, and how we say it.
Words mean more than what is set down on paper. It takes the human voice to infuse them with deeper meaning.
Appearances often are deceiving.
Wisdom is not the product of schooling, but of the lifelong attempt to acquire it.
Each day is a little life; every waking and rising a little birth; every fresh morning a little youth; every going to rest and sleep a little death.
I've come to believe that all my past failure and frustration were actually laying the foundation for the understandings that have created the new level of living I now enjoy.
One never notices what has been done; one can only see what remains to be done.
Unfortunately, the clock is ticking, the hours are going by. The past increases, the future recedes. Possibilities decreasing, regrets mounting.
There is geometry in the humming of the strings. There is music in the spacing of the spheres.
There are no eternal facts, as there are no absolute truths.
Desire is the very essence of man.
Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication.
Fear doesn't exist anywhere except in the mind.
If we don't believe in freedom of expression for people we despise, we don't believe in it at all.
Never do anything when you are in a temper, for you will do everything wrong.