Not simply one of the virtues but the form of every virtue at the testing point, which means at the point of highest reality.
Real stupidity beats artificial intelligence every time.
There is no terror in the bang, only in the anticipation of it.
Fashion changes, but style endures.
My specialty is detached malevolence.
The greatness of a man is not in how much wealth he acquires, but in his integrity and his ability to affect those around him positively.
I want to sing like the birds sing, not worrying about who hears or what they think.
I like to think of myself at home in the armchair, writing, smoking and occasionally wandering down the shop.
Every man is guilty of all the good he did not do.
There is nothing more miserable in the world than to arrive in paradise and look like your passport photo.
A process cannot be understood by stopping it. Understanding must move with the flow of the process, must join it and flow with it.
He who would accomplish little must sacrifice little; he who would achieve much must sacrifice much; he who would attain highly must sacrifice greatly.
Genius is sorrow's child.
With me poetry has not been a purpose, but a passion.
Animals, whom we have made our slaves, we do not like to consider our equal.
Each soul is potentially divine.
An intense anticipation itself transforms possibility into reality; our desires being often but precursors of the things which we are capable of performing.
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.
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.
What is to give light must endure burning.
Experience without theory is blind, but theory without experience is mere intellectual play.