I like to think of myself at home in the armchair, writing, smoking and occasionally wandering down the shop.
I don't try to imagine a personal god; it suffices to stand in awe at the structure of the world, insofar as it allows our inadequate senses to appreciate it.
It is a good rule in life never to apologize. The right sort of people do not want apologies, and the wrong sort take a mean advantage of them.
Obsession is an attractive thing. People who are really, really interested and good at one thing and smart are attractive, if they're men.
One of the advantages of being disorderly is that one is constantly making exciting discoveries.
The true test of a man's character is what he does when no one is watching.
The joke of our time is the suicide of intention.
What's with you men? Would hair stop growing on your chest if you asked directions somewhere?
We are all now connected by the Internet, like neurons in a giant brain.
When people start asking you to do the same thing over and over again, that's when you know you're way too close to something that you don't want to be near.
An original idea. That can't be too hard. The library must be full of them.
Unless someone like you cares a whole awful lot, nothing is going to get better. It's not.
Rich men's houses are seldom beautiful, rarely comfortable, and never original. It is a constant source of surprise to people of moderate means to observe how little a big fortune contributes to Beauty.
An intense anticipation itself transforms possibility into reality; our desires being often but precursors of the things which we are capable of performing.
Even if you are divine, you don't disdain male consorts.
Blessed are the cracked, for they shall let in the light.
The world is moving so fast these days that the man who says it can't be done is generally interrupted by someone doing it.
I'm not a genius. I'm just a tremendous bundle of experience.
I've had a perfectly wonderful evening, but this wasn't it.
There are no good girls gone wrong - just bad girls found out.
Most ballet teachers in the United States are terrible. If they were in medicine, everyone would be poisoned.