What do you despise? By this are you truly known.
It is by no means an irrational fancy that, in a future existence, we shall look upon what we think our present existence, as a dream.
Every man is guilty of all the good he did not do.
I've got a woman's ability to stick to a job and get on with it when everyone else walks off and leaves it.
I don't say we all ought to misbehave, but we ought to look as if we could.
The more intense the nature of a man, the more readily will he find meditation, and the more successfully will he practice it.
Women have the right to work wherever they want, as long as they have the dinner ready when you get home.
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.
He who never made a mistake, never made a discovery.
When people start asking you to do the same thing over and over again, that's when you know you're way too close to something that you don't want to be near.
One's only rival is one's own potentialities. One's only failure is failing to live up to one's own possibilities. In this sense, every man can be a king, and must therefore be treated like a king.
A hero cannot be a hero unless in a heroic world.
Memory... is an internal rumour.
We are all worms, but I do believe that I am a glow-worm.
There is no such thing as a Christian child: only a child of Christian parents.
I like to think of myself at home in the armchair, writing, smoking and occasionally wandering down the shop.
The paranoid is never entirely mistaken.
As long as we believe in absurdities we shall continue to commit atrocities.
The dogmas of the quiet past are inadequate to the stormy present. The occasion is piled high with difficulty, and we must rise with the occasion. As our case is new, so we must think anew and act anew.
No flying machine will ever fly from New York to Paris.
My idea of an agreeable person is a person who agrees with me.