He who surpasses or subdues mankind must look down on the hate of those below.
Confusion of goals and perfection of means seems, in my opinion, to characterize our age.
Will and intellect are one and the same thing.
Every beauty which is seen here by persons of perception resembles more than anything else that celestial source from which we all are come.
One of the advantages of being disorderly is that one is constantly making exciting discoveries.
I like to think of myself at home in the armchair, writing, smoking and occasionally wandering down the shop.
Women have the right to work wherever they want, as long as they have the dinner ready when you get home.
I have only ever read one book in my life, and that is White Fang. It's so frightfully good I've never bothered to read another.
That which can be asserted without evidence, can be dismissed without evidence.
If we all worked on the assumption that what is accepted as true is really true, there would be little hope of advance.
Tradition becomes our security, and when the mind is secure it is in decay.
Never accept a drink from a urologist.
As I grow older, I pay less attention to what men say. I just watch what they do.
I don't watch television, I think it destroys the art of talking about oneself.
Could be worse . . . I could be Sting.
It ain't over 'til it's over.
The keenest sorrow is to recognize ourselves as the sole cause of all our adversities.
Moonlight is sculpture.
Be less curious about people and more curious about ideas.
Maybe, just once, someone will call me 'Sir' without adding, 'You're making a scene.'
Only two things are infinite, the universe and human stupidity, and I'm not sure about the former.