Advice to intellectuals: let no-one represent you.
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.
Comedy is acting out optimism.
We are all worms, but I do believe that I am a glow-worm.
You don't have to be the Dalai Lama to tell people that life's about change.
Obsession is an attractive thing. People who are really, really interested and good at one thing and smart are attractive, if they're men.
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.
Being sober on a bus is, like, totally different than being drunk on a bus.
Hollywood brides keep the bouquets and throw away the grooms.
A difference of opinion is what makes horse racing and missionaries.
Racism is a much more clandestine, much more hidden kind of phenomenon, but at the same time it's perhaps far more terrible than it's ever been.
As I grow older, I pay less attention to what men say. I just watch what they do.
I have great faith in fools; self-confidence my friends call it.
Before I speak, I have something important to say.
The secret of being a bore is to tell everything.
Society is now one polished horde, Formed of two mighty tribes, The Bores and the Bored.
You can have everything in life that you want if you just give enough other people what they want.
It's better to be unhappy alone than unhappy with someone.
Who the hell wants fourteen pairs of shoes when they go on holiday? I haven't had fourteen pairs in my life.
To the young people I say, you are a gift to your communities and indeed the world. You are our hope and our future.
I love deadlines. I like the whooshing sound they make as they fly by.