In order to be irreplaceable, one must always be different.
A place for everything, and everything in its place.
I feel as if I were a piece in a game of chess, when my opponent says of it: That piece cannot be moved.
Words have no power to impress the mind without the exquisite horror of their reality.
Even if you are divine, you don't disdain male consorts.
If the world was perfect, it wouldn't be.
There are no good girls gone wrong - just bad girls found out.
I will not let anyone walk through my mind with their dirty feet.
If everything isn't black and white, I say, 'Why the hell not?'
When it is not in our power to determine what is true, we ought to follow what is most probable.
Circumstances do not make the man, they reveal him.
All satire is blind to the forces liberated by decay. Which is why total decay has absorbed the forces of satire.
Courage is grace under pressure.
Gold and silver from the dead turn often into lead.
I am dying from the treatment of too many physicians.
Children's talent to endure stems from their ignorance of alternatives.
Those who hammer their guns into plows, will plow for those who do not.
Racism is a much more clandestine, much more hidden kind of phenomenon, but at the same time it's perhaps far more terrible than it's ever been.
The fascination of shooting as a sport depends almost wholly on whether you are at the right or wrong end of the gun.
A designer is an emerging synthesis of artist, inventor, mechanic, objective economist and evolutionary strategist.
There is nothing like returning to a place that remains unchanged to find the ways in which you yourself have altered.