If one is to be called a liar, one may as well make an effort to deserve the name.
He who possesses most must be most afraid of loss.
I've always had an obligation to creation, above all.
Anyone who attempts to generate random numbers by deterministic means is, of course, living in a state of sin.
There's no such thing as perfect writing, just like there's no such thing as perfect despair.
When I had nothing to lose, I had everything. When I stopped being who I am, I found myself.
I am only one, but still I am one. I cannot do everything, but still I can do something; and because I cannot do everything, I will not refuse to do something that I can do.
Tradition becomes our security, and when the mind is secure it is in decay.
It does not do to dwell on dreams and forget to live.
Passion goes, Boredom remains.
Delay always breeds danger. To protract a great design is often to ruin it.
I like to think of myself at home in the armchair, writing, smoking and occasionally wandering down the shop.
A good goal is like a strenuous exercise - it makes you stretch.
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.
Being unwanted, unloved, uncared for, forgotten by everybody, I think that is a much greater hunger, a much greater poverty than the person who has nothing to eat.
When it is not in our power to determine what is true, we ought to follow what is most probable.
Never accept a drink from a urologist.
But some emotions don't make a lot of noise. It's hard to hear pride. Caring is real faint - like a heartbeat. And pure love why, some days it's so quiet, you don't even know it's there.
Maybe, just once, someone will call me 'Sir' without adding, 'You're making a scene.'
Abuse of words has been the great instrument of sophistry and chicanery, of party, faction, and division of society.
All human actions have one or more of these seven causes: chance, nature, compulsion, habit, reason, passion, and desire.