It ain't over 'til it's over.
There is nothing to writing. All you do is sit down at a typewriter and bleed.
The cure for boredom is curiosity.There is no cure for curiosity.
Keep things at arm's length... If you let anything come too near you want to hold on to it. And there is nothing a man can hold on to.
The poor are prevented from thinking by the discipline of others, the rich by their own.
Character is like a tree and reputation like a shadow. The shadow is what we think of it; the tree is the real thing.
The mystery of the beginning of all things is insoluble by us; and I for one must be content to remain an agnostic
Memory... is an internal rumour.
For the meaning of life differs from man to man, from day to day and from hour to hour. What matters, therefore, is not the meaning of life in general but rather the specific meaning of a person's life at a given moment.
Who the hell wants fourteen pairs of shoes when they go on holiday? I haven't had fourteen pairs in my life.
Delay always breeds danger. To protract a great design is often to ruin it.
Words have no power to impress the mind without the exquisite horror of their reality.
The greatness of a man is not in how much wealth he acquires, but in his integrity and his ability to affect those around him positively.
Hollywood brides keep the bouquets and throw away the grooms.
Anxiety is the dizziness of freedom.
Be less curious about people and more curious about ideas.
It is a mistake to think you can solve any major problems just with potatoes.
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.
There is no terror in the bang, only in the anticipation of it.
If the only prayer you said was thank you, that would be enough.
Surrealism is destructive, but it destroys only what it considers to be shackles limiting our vision.