If one is to be called a liar, one may as well make an effort to deserve the name.
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.
Religion is like a knife: you can either use it to cut bread, or stick in someone's back.
Worry is the interest paid by those who borrow trouble.
There are books of which the backs and covers are by far the best parts.
Obsession is an attractive thing. People who are really, really interested and good at one thing and smart are attractive, if they're men.
The mind is a superb instrument if used rightly. Used wrongly, however, it becomes very destructive. To put it more accurately... you usually don't use it at all. It uses you.
To hell with circumstances; I create opportunities.
What is to give light must endure burning.
The mind that finds its way to wild places is the poet's; but the mind that never finds its way back is the lunatic's.
There is nothing more miserable in the world than to arrive in paradise and look like your passport photo.
He who possesses most must be most afraid of loss.
Who the hell wants fourteen pairs of shoes when they go on holiday? I haven't had fourteen pairs in my life.
I may not be better than other people, but at least I'm different.
Reality is wrong. Dreams are for real.
Few men have virtue to withstand the highest bidder.
Everything is vague to a degree you do not realize till you have tried to make it precise.
The American people should be made aware of the trend toward monopolization of the great public information vehicles and the concentration of more and more power over public opinion in fewer and fewer hands.
Dress shabbily and they remember the dress; dress impeccably and they remember the woman.
Animals, whom we have made our slaves, we do not like to consider our equal.
I'm not a genius. I'm just a tremendous bundle of experience.