Charity ... is the opium of the privileged.
There is nothing like returning to a place that remains unchanged to find the ways in which you yourself have altered.
The destruction of the past is perhaps the greatest of all crimes.
There is no real ending. It's just the place where you stop the story.
As I grow older, I pay less attention to what men say. I just watch what they do.
Don't tell me the moon is shining; show me the glint of light on broken glass.
A jug fills drop by drop.
The people I distrust most are those who want to improve our lives but have only one course of action.
By seeing London, I have seen as much of life as the world can show.
All battles are fought by scared men who'd rather be some place else.
Religion and art spring from the same root and are close kin. Economics and art are strangers.
Design is not just what it looks like and feels like. Design is how it works.
An idea is salvation by imagination
What do you despise? By this are you truly known.
Until we're educating every kid in a fantastic way, until every inner city is cleaned up, there is no shortage of things to do.
A moral being is one who is capable of reflecting on his past actions and their motives - of approving of some and disapproving of others
Be less curious about people and more curious about ideas.
I used to desire many, many things, but now I have just one desire, and thats to get rid of all my other desires.
Modesty and conscientiousness receive their reward only in novels. In life they are exploited and then shoved aside.
All men are liable to error; and most men are, in many points, by passion or interest, under temptation to it.
If you've got them by the balls their hearts and minds will follow.