Deep in the human unconscious is a pervasive need for a logical universe that makes sense. But the real universe is always one step beyond logic.
Never go to a doctor whose office plants have died.
I am not now That which I have been.
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.
Character is like a tree and reputation like a shadow. The shadow is what we think of it; the tree is the real thing.
We need to keep hope alive and strive to do better.
The idea of freedom is inspiring. But what does it mean? If you are free in a political sense but have no food, what's that? The freedom to starve?
Only those with no memory insist on their originality.
At the bottom of enmity between strangers lies indifference.
There are no good girls gone wrong - just bad girls found out.
I like to think of myself at home in the armchair, writing, smoking and occasionally wandering down the shop.
I have often been accused of putting my foot in my mouth, but I will never put my hand in your pockets
Liberty, according to my metaphysics is a self-determining power in an intellectual agent. It implies thought and choice and power.
One of the advantages of being disorderly is that one is constantly making exciting discoveries.
It is wonderful when you don't have the fear, and a lot of the time I don't ... I focus on what needs to be done instead.
The people I distrust most are those who want to improve our lives but have only one course of action.
Tell me thy company, and I shall tell thee what thou art.
If a dog will not come to you after having looked you in the face, you should go home and examine your conscience.
I don't watch television, I think it destroys the art of talking about oneself.
Time is an illusion. Lunchtime doubly so.
When it is not in our power to determine what is true, we ought to follow what is most probable.