You’ll miss the best things if you keep your eyes shut.
Since it is difficult to join them together, it is safer to be feared than to be loved when one of the two must be lacking.
A difference of opinion is what makes horse racing and missionaries.
I want to sing like the birds sing, not worrying about who hears or what they think.
Religion and art spring from the same root and are close kin. Economics and art are strangers.
Not simply one of the virtues but the form of every virtue at the testing point, which means at the point of highest reality.
Common sense is the most widely shared commodity in the world, for every man is convinced that he is well supplied with it.
Memory... is an internal rumour.
The universe we observe has precisely the properties we should expect if there is, at bottom, no design, no purpose, no evil and no good, nothing but blind pitiless indifference.
I've been looking for a girl like you - not you, but a girl like you.
Dream lofty dreams, and as you dream, so you shall become. Your vision is the promise of what you shall one day be; your ideal is the prophecy of what you shall at last unveil.
I have great faith in fools; self-confidence my friends call it.
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.
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.
You always admire what you really don't understand.
Central banks don't have divine wisdom. They try to do the best analysis they can and must be prepared to stand or fall by the quality of that analysis.
Anybody who watches three games of football in a row should be declared brain dead.
There is nothing to writing. All you do is sit down at a typewriter and bleed.
The destruction of the past is perhaps the greatest of all crimes.
You can have anything in this world you want, if you want it badly enough and you're willing to pay the price.
Even if you are divine, you don't disdain male consorts.