At the heart of all beauty lies something inhuman.
Rich men's houses are seldom beautiful, rarely comfortable, and never original. It is a constant source of surprise to people of moderate means to observe how little a big fortune contributes to Beauty.
A myth is an image in terms of which we try to make sense of the world.
Who the hell wants fourteen pairs of shoes when they go on holiday? I haven't had fourteen pairs in my life.
Don't send me flowers when I'm dead. If you like me, send them while I'm alive.
Words have no power to impress the mind without the exquisite horror of their reality.
Never go to a doctor whose office plants have died.
How lucky I am to have something that makes saying goodbye so hard.
All human actions have one or more of these seven causes: chance, nature, compulsion, habit, reason, passion, and desire.
Be less curious about people and more curious about ideas.
Be like a tree and let the dead leaves drop.
You can have everything in life that you want if you just give enough other people what they want.
If we all worked on the assumption that what is accepted as true is really true, there would be little hope of advance.
I've always had an obligation to creation, above all.
Most ballet teachers in the United States are terrible. If they were in medicine, everyone would be poisoned.
Airplane travel is nature's way of making you look like your passport photo.
Anyone who attempts to generate random numbers by deterministic means is, of course, living in a state of sin.
Get off your butt and join the Marines!
I like to think of myself at home in the armchair, writing, smoking and occasionally wandering down the shop.
The battle for women's rights has been largely won.
I find it rather easy to portray a businessman. Being bland, rather cruel and incompetent comes naturally to me.