There is only one difference between a madman and me. The madman thinks he is sane. I know I am mad.
I find it rather easy to portray a businessman. Being bland, rather cruel and incompetent comes naturally to me.
Being unwanted, unloved, uncared for, forgotten by everybody, I think that is a much greater hunger, a much greater poverty than the person who has nothing to eat.
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.
Only those with no memory insist on their originality.
Parents can only give good advice or put them on the right paths, but the final forming of a person's character lies in their own hands
That which can be asserted without evidence, can be dismissed without evidence.
When a man is tired of London, he is tired of life; for there is in London all that life can afford.
Purity of heart is to will one thing.
The greatness of a man is not in how much wealth he acquires, but in his integrity and his ability to affect those around him positively.
I like to think of myself at home in the armchair, writing, smoking and occasionally wandering down the shop.
The dogmas of the quiet past are inadequate to the stormy present. The occasion is piled high with difficulty, and we must rise with the occasion. As our case is new, so we must think anew and act anew.
The day of individual happiness has passed
Let us try to teach generosity and altruism, because we are born selfish.
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.
Maybe you are searching among the branches, for what only appears in the roots.
Many have had their greatness made for them by their enemies.
He who possesses most must be most afraid of loss.
Airplane travel is nature's way of making you look like your passport photo.
It is piracy, not overt online music stores, which is our main competitor.
Obsession is an attractive thing. People who are really, really interested and good at one thing and smart are attractive, if they're men.