People think I'm a miserable sod but it's only because I get asked such bloody miserable questions.
There is no limit to the amount of good you can do if you don't care who gets the credit.
Quote me as saying I was mis-quoted.
The idea of freedom is inspiring. But what does it mean? If you are free in a political sense but have no food, what's that? The freedom to starve?
How vain it is to sit down to write when you have not stood up to live.
When people start asking you to do the same thing over and over again, that's when you know you're way too close to something that you don't want to be near.
Few men have virtue to withstand the highest bidder.
Everything beautiful has a mark of eternity.
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.
You can have everything in life that you want if you just give enough other people what they want.
A good liar must have a good memory.
Don't take the wrong side of an argument just because your opponent has taken the right side.
When the student is ready, the teacher will appear.
You are like my little dog; when people see you, they know I am nearby.
Dress shabbily and they remember the dress; dress impeccably and they remember the woman.
The day of individual happiness has passed
The idea is to write it so that people hear it and it slides through the brain and goes straight to the heart.
All that spirits desire, spirits attain.
To wear your heart on your sleeve isn't a very good plan; you should wear it inside, where it functions best.
The only way to deal with an unfree world is to become so absolutely free that your very existence is an act of rebellion.
I will not let anyone walk through my mind with their dirty feet.