There is only one difference between a madman and me. The madman thinks he is sane. I know I am mad.
I don't say we all ought to misbehave, but we ought to look as if we could.
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.
All is disgust when a man leaves his own nature and does what is unfit.
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.
I've had a perfectly wonderful evening, but this wasn't it.
There are no good girls gone wrong - just bad girls found out.
Patriotism is the last refuge of a scoundrel.
I just want to retire before I go senile because if I don't retire before I go senile, then I'll do more damage than good at that point.
If you never stop when you wave goodbye you just might find, if you give it time, you will wave hello again...
Moonlight is sculpture.
When we are no longer able to change a situation - we are challenged to change ourselves.
The only thing worse than being blind is having sight but no vision.
I love deadlines. I like the whooshing sound they make as they fly by.
People think I'm a miserable sod but it's only because I get asked such bloody miserable questions.
Memories warm you up from the inside. But they also tear you apart.
I feel as if I were a piece in a game of chess, when my opponent says of it: That piece cannot be moved.
To be rooted is perhaps the most important and least recognized need of the human soul.
No one is useless in this world who lightens the burdens of another.
A toast, Jedediah, to love on my terms. Those are the only terms anybody ever knows - his own.
A man can do what he wants, but not want what he wants.