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.
There is nothing to writing. All you do is sit down at a typewriter and bleed.
I must not write a word to you about politics, because you are a woman.
No flying machine will ever fly from New York to Paris.
In order to be irreplaceable, one must always be different.
The only way to deal with an unfree world is to become so absolutely free that your very existence is an act of rebellion.
Memory... is an internal rumour.
Go on, get out. Last words are for fools who haven't said enough.
Anything that makes weak - physically, intellectually and spiritually, reject it as poison.
Courage is grace under pressure.
No one is useless in this world who lightens the burdens of another.
As long as we believe in absurdities we shall continue to commit atrocities.
The future is something which every one reaches at the rate of sixty minutes an hour, whatever he does, whoever he is.
Too often we enjoy the comfort of opinion without the discomfort of thought.
If everything isn't black and white, I say, 'Why the hell not?'
I have a simple philosophy. Fill what's empty. Empty what's full. And scratch where it itches.
We can't become what we need to be by remaining what we are.
I love deadlines. I like the whooshing sound they make as they fly by.
I have only ever read one book in my life, and that is White Fang. It's so frightfully good I've never bothered to read another.
A lot of people don't realize that depression is an illness. I don't wish it on anyone, but if they would know how it feels, I swear they would think twice before they just shrug it.
Give them pleasure. The same pleasure they have when they wake up from a nightmare.