People think I'm a miserable sod but it's only because I get asked such bloody miserable questions.
A hero cannot be a hero unless in a heroic world.
After all, science is essentially international, and it is only through lack of the historical sense that national qualities have been attributed to it.
You will always be fond of me. I represent to you all the sins you never had the courage to commit.
Give them pleasure. The same pleasure they have when they wake up from a nightmare.
I apologize for lying to you. I promise I won't deceive you except in matters of this sort.
You sort of start thinking anything's possible if you've got enough nerve.
A mediocre idea that generates enthusiasm will go further than a great idea that inspires no one.
Rich men's houses are seldom beautiful, rarely comfortable, and never original. It is a constant source of surprise to people of moderate means to observe how little a big fortune contributes to Beauty.
Like religion, politics, and family planning, cereal is not a topic to be brought up in public. It's too controversial.
Authority, without any condition and reservation, belongs to the nation.
The poor are prevented from thinking by the discipline of others, the rich by their own.
Airplane travel is nature's way of making you look like your passport photo.
Every beauty which is seen here by persons of perception resembles more than anything else that celestial source from which we all are come.
The only way to deal with an unfree world is to become so absolutely free that your very existence is an act of rebellion.
You're only given a little spark of madness. You mustn't lose it.
Genius is one percent inspiration and ninety-nine percent perspiration.
Obsession is an attractive thing. People who are really, really interested and good at one thing and smart are attractive, if they're men.
The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.
It is a process of diverting one's scattered forces into one powerful channel.
Character is like a tree and reputation like a shadow. The shadow is what we think of it; the tree is the real thing.