If the misery of the poor be caused not by the laws of nature, but by our institutions, great is our sin.
The gift of words is the gift of deception and illusion.
An intense anticipation itself transforms possibility into reality; our desires being often but precursors of the things which we are capable of performing.
If everything isn't black and white, I say, 'Why the hell not?'
God creates, I do not create. I assemble and I steal everywhere to do it - from what I see, from what the dancers can do, from what others do.
Few men have virtue to withstand the highest bidder.
All of us have moments in our lives that test our courage. Taking children into a house with a white carpet is one of them.
Boards don't hit back.
Patriotism is usually stronger than class hatred, and always stronger than internationalism.
When people talk of the freedom of writing, speaking or thinking I cannot choose but laugh. No such thing ever existed. No such thing now exists; but I hope it will exist. But it must be hundreds of years after you and I shall write and speak no more.
We all live with the objective of being happy; our lives are all different and yet the same.
No temptation can gravitate to a man unless there is that in his heart which is capable of responding to it.
I just want to retire before I go senile because if I don't retire before I go senile, then I'll do more damage than good at that point.
If you pick up a starving dog and make him prosperous he will not bite you. This is the principal difference between a dog and man.
Anyone who attempts to generate random numbers by deterministic means is, of course, living in a state of sin.
Tradition becomes our security, and when the mind is secure it is in decay.
Comedy is acting out optimism.
I've always had an obligation to creation, above all.
The hardest thing to explain is the glaringly evident which everybody has decided not to see.
Surrealism is destructive, but it destroys only what it considers to be shackles limiting our vision.
Entrepreneurs are simply those who understand that there is little difference between obstacle and opportunity and are able to turn both to their advantage.