As long as we believe in absurdities we shall continue to commit atrocities.
Deep in the human unconscious is a pervasive need for a logical universe that makes sense. But the real universe is always one step beyond logic.
As I grow older, I pay less attention to what men say. I just watch what they do.
External nature is only internal nature writ large.
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.
He who never made a mistake, never made a discovery.
A friend doesn't go on a diet because you are fat.
I've always had an obligation to creation, above all.
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.
True valor lies between cowardice and rashness.
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.
Never go to a doctor whose office plants have died.
I will indulge my sorrows, and give way to all the pangs and fury of despair.
Wine is wonderful stuff. But so many people are put off by the snobbery of it.
By seeing London, I have seen as much of life as the world can show.
So many women just don't know how great they really are. They come to us all vogue outside and vague on the inside.
But there is only one thing which gathers people into seditious commotion, and that is oppression
Thought is free.
All men are liable to error; and most men are, in many points, by passion or interest, under temptation to it.
Human decency is not derived from religion. It precedes it.
Courage is not simply one of the virtues, but the form of every virtue at the testing point.