Delay always breeds danger. To protract a great design is often to ruin it.
Memory... is an internal rumour.
Unless someone like you cares a whole awful lot, nothing is going to get better. It's not.
Advice to intellectuals: let no-one represent you.
My loneliness was born when men praised my talkative faults and blamed my silent virtues.
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.
I'm not afraid of dying I just don't want to be there when it happens.
Since it is difficult to join them together, it is safer to be feared than to be loved when one of the two must be lacking.
No man for any considerable period can wear one face to himself and another to the multitude, without finally getting bewildered as to which may be the true.
The difficulty is to try and teach the multitude that something can be true and untrue at the same time.
There's no such thing as perfect writing, just like there's no such thing as perfect despair.
I have no idea. People who boast about their IQ are losers.
Everything beautiful has a mark of eternity.
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.
Be that self which one truly is.
No one is useless in this world who lightens the burdens of another.
The promise given was a necessity of the past: the word broken is a necessity of the present.
Courage is not simply one of the virtues, but the form of every virtue at the testing point.
He who possesses most must be most afraid of loss.
Anybody who watches three games of football in a row should be declared brain dead.