In the intellectual order, the virtue of humility is nothing more nor less than the power of attention.
The hardest thing to explain is the glaringly evident which everybody has decided not to see.
I'll always be poor in my mind.
Those who restrain desire do so because theirs is weak enough to be restrained.
What do you despise? By this are you truly known.
Surrealism is destructive, but it destroys only what it considers to be shackles limiting our vision.
The word 'good' has many meanings. For example, if a man were to shoot his grandmother at a range of five hundred yards, I should call him a good shot, but not necessarily a good man.
When it is not in our power to determine what is true, we ought to follow what is most probable.
I love children, especially when they cry, for then someone takes them away.
Don't take the wrong side of an argument just because your opponent has taken the right side.
Before I speak, I have something important to say.
The American people should be made aware of the trend toward monopolization of the great public information vehicles and the concentration of more and more power over public opinion in fewer and fewer hands.
He who possesses most must be most afraid of loss.
Moonlight is sculpture.
We all live with the objective of being happy; our lives are all different and yet the same.
I find it rather easy to portray a businessman. Being bland, rather cruel and incompetent comes naturally to me.
An intense anticipation itself transforms possibility into reality; our desires being often but precursors of the things which we are capable of performing.
We must not always talk in the market-place of what happens to us in the forest.
Be less curious about people and more curious about ideas.
If a dog will not come to you after having looked you in the face, you should go home and examine your conscience.
Good actions ennoble us, and we are the sons of our deeds.