Being an intellectual creates a lot of questions and no answers.
Patriotism is the last refuge of a scoundrel.
If everything isn't black and white, I say, 'Why the hell not?'
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.
Radical simply means 'grasping things at the root'.
I am dying from the treatment of too many physicians.
Let us try to teach generosity and altruism, because we are born selfish.
Animals, whom we have made our slaves, we do not like to consider our equal.
I'll always be poor in my mind.
The more intense the nature of a man, the more readily will he find meditation, and the more successfully will he practice it.
Be less curious about people and more curious about ideas.
Learn to give, whether you have plenty or little, whether you are happy or in pain.
I apologize for lying to you. I promise I won't deceive you except in matters of this sort.
Of puns it has been said that those who most dislike them are those who are least able to utter them.
My idea of an agreeable person is a person who agrees with me.
We often discover what will do by finding out what will not do; and probably he who never made a mistake never made a discovery.
The mystery of the beginning of all things is insoluble by us; and I for one must be content to remain an agnostic
A good traveller has no fixed plans, and is not intent on arriving.
The English contribution to world cuisine - the chip.
Christmas to a child is the first terrible proof that to travel hopefully is better than to arrive.
The advantage of a bad memory is that one enjoys several times the same good thing for the first time.