Beauty of whatever kind, in its supreme development, invariably excites the sensitive soul to tears.
Passion goes, Boredom remains.
Worry is the interest paid by those who borrow trouble.
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 have noticed that nothing I have never said ever did me any harm.
A diplomat is a man who always remembers a woman's birthday but never remembers her age.
Boards don't hit back.
I sound my barbaric yawp over the rooftops of the world.
All is mine but nothing owned, nothing owned for memory, and mine only while I look.
One's only rival is one's own potentialities. One's only failure is failing to live up to one's own possibilities. In this sense, every man can be a king, and must therefore be treated like a king.
The bat thought I was giving him the kiss of life!
He who surpasses or subdues mankind must look down on the hate of those below.
Religion and art spring from the same root and are close kin. Economics and art are strangers.
There are no facts, only interpretations.
One of the advantages of being disorderly is that one is constantly making exciting discoveries.
There is an eloquence in true enthusiasm.
God creates, I do not create. I assemble and I steal everywhere to do it - from what I see, from what the dancers can do, from what others do.
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.
Anxiety is the dizziness of freedom.
By desiring little, a poor man makes himself rich.
All battles are fought by scared men who'd rather be some place else.