I am not a saint, unless you think of a saint as a sinner who keeps on trying.
It ain't over 'til it's over.
The idea of freedom is inspiring. But what does it mean? If you are free in a political sense but have no food, what's that? The freedom to starve?
I love children, especially when they cry, for then someone takes them away.
Comedy is acting out optimism.
There are books of which the backs and covers are by far the best parts.
No matter how thin you slice it, there will always be two sides.
The spirit of man is an inward flame; a lamp the world blows upon but never puts out.
I am not now That which I have been.
I like to think of myself at home in the armchair, writing, smoking and occasionally wandering down the shop.
Courage is not simply one of the virtues, but the form of every virtue at the testing point.
The hardest thing to explain is the glaringly evident which everybody has decided not to see.
By seeing London, I have seen as much of life as the world can show.
Passion goes, Boredom remains.
In order to be irreplaceable, one must always be different.
Human decency is not derived from religion. It precedes it.
Be like a tree and let the dead leaves drop.
A man can do what he wants, but not want what he wants.
A good liar must have a good memory.
Every beauty which is seen here by persons of perception resembles more than anything else that celestial source from which we all are come.
A process cannot be understood by stopping it. Understanding must move with the flow of the process, must join it and flow with it.