Courage is being scared to death... and saddling up anyway.
The keenest sorrow is to recognize ourselves as the sole cause of all our adversities.
Hollywood brides keep the bouquets and throw away the grooms.
I meant what I said and I said what I meant.
All satire is blind to the forces liberated by decay. Which is why total decay has absorbed the forces of satire.
It's sad when someone you know becomes someone you knew.
Anxiety is the dizziness of freedom.
External nature is only internal nature writ large.
Christmas to a child is the first terrible proof that to travel hopefully is better than to arrive.
A lie never lives to be old.
Words have no power to impress the mind without the exquisite horror of their reality.
Everything is vague to a degree you do not realize till you have tried to make it precise.
I find it rather easy to portray a businessman. Being bland, rather cruel and incompetent comes naturally to me.
I will indulge my sorrows, and give way to all the pangs and fury of despair.
If the only prayer you said was thank you, that would be enough.
A man of honour should never forget what he is because he sees what others are.
But there is only one thing which gathers people into seditious commotion, and that is oppression
The poor are prevented from thinking by the discipline of others, the rich by their own.
There are books of which the backs and covers are by far the best parts.
We do not have to visit a madhouse to find disordered minds; our planet is the mental institution of the universe.
At the heart of all beauty lies something inhuman.