The hardest thing to explain is the glaringly evident which everybody has decided not to see.
I feel as if I were a piece in a game of chess, when my opponent says of it: That piece cannot be moved.
The joke of our time is the suicide of intention.
All human actions have one or more of these seven causes: chance, nature, compulsion, habit, reason, passion, and desire.
You are 27 or 28 right? It is very tough to live at that age. When nothing is sure. I have sympathy with you.
Airplane travel is nature's way of making you look like your passport photo.
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.
Abuse of words has been the great instrument of sophistry and chicanery, of party, faction, and division of society.
I've had a perfectly wonderful evening, but this wasn't it.
Give them pleasure. The same pleasure they have when they wake up from a nightmare.
A scientist in his laboratory is not a mere technician: he is also a child confronting natural phenomena that impress him as though they were fairy tales.?
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.
The advantage of a bad memory is that one enjoys several times the same good thing for the first time.
It ain't over 'til it's over.
I like to think of myself at home in the armchair, writing, smoking and occasionally wandering down the shop.
At the heart of all beauty lies something inhuman.
People think I'm a miserable sod but it's only because I get asked such bloody miserable questions.
Comedy is acting out optimism.
I have noticed even people who claim everything is predestined, and that we can do nothing to change it, look before they cross the road.
Gold and silver from the dead turn often into lead.
For a moment, nothing happened. Then, after a second or so, nothing continued to happen.