As I grow older, I pay less attention to what men say. I just watch what they do.
Wine is wonderful stuff. But so many people are put off by the snobbery of it.
All satire is blind to the forces liberated by decay. Which is why total decay has absorbed the forces of satire.
Every man's memory is his private literature.
The world is moving so fast these days that the man who says it can't be done is generally interrupted by someone doing it.
All battles are fought by scared men who'd rather be some place else.
We need to keep hope alive and strive to do better.
Purity of heart is to will one thing.
In the increasingly convincing darkness the words become palpable, like a fruit that is too beautiful to eat.
A diplomat is a man who always remembers a woman's birthday but never remembers her age.
The cure for boredom is curiosity.There is no cure for curiosity.
An idea is salvation by imagination
The death of a beautiful woman, is unquestionably the most poetical topic in the world.
External nature is only internal nature writ large.
Only two things are infinite, the universe and human stupidity, and I'm not sure about the former.
Genius is sorrow's child.
The mind that finds its way to wild places is the poet's; but the mind that never finds its way back is the lunatic's.
In feature films the director is God; in documentary films God is the director
All tyranny needs to gain a foothold is for people of good conscience to remain silent.
He alone, who owns the youth, gains the future.
All men are prepared to accomplish the incredible if their ideals are threatened.