I don't say we all ought to misbehave, but we ought to look as if we could.
As long as we believe in absurdities we shall continue to commit atrocities.
Jests that give pains are not jests.
I want to put a ding in the universe.
There is nothing to writing. All you do is sit down at a typewriter and bleed.
The day of individual happiness has passed
I've been looking for a girl like you - not you, but a girl like you.
Any product that needs a manual to work is broken.
When one door is closed, don't you know that many more are open
The right of a nation to kill a tyrant in case of necessity can no more be doubted than to hang a robber, or kill a flea.
Reality is wrong. Dreams are for real.
A mediocre idea that generates enthusiasm will go further than a great idea that inspires no one.
Each soul is potentially divine.
An intense anticipation itself transforms possibility into reality; our desires being often but precursors of the things which we are capable of performing.
Reputation is what men and women think of us; character is what God and angels know of us.
Maybe, just once, someone will call me 'Sir' without adding, 'You're making a scene.'
Believe nothing, no matter where you read it, or who said it, no matter if I have said it, unless it agrees with your own reason and your own common sense.
I sound my barbaric yawp over the rooftops of the world.
I like to think of myself at home in the armchair, writing, smoking and occasionally wandering down the shop.
No matter how thin you slice it, there will always be two sides.
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.