Everything is vague to a degree you do not realize till you have tried to make it precise.
Central banks don't have divine wisdom. They try to do the best analysis they can and must be prepared to stand or fall by the quality of that analysis.
You sort of start thinking anything's possible if you've got enough nerve.
Gold and silver from the dead turn often into lead.
I like to think of myself at home in the armchair, writing, smoking and occasionally wandering down the shop.
Beauty of whatever kind, in its supreme development, invariably excites the sensitive soul to tears.
I feel as if I were a piece in a game of chess, when my opponent says of it: That piece cannot be moved.
Time means a lot to me because you see I am also a learner and am often lost in the joy of forever developing.
All that spirits desire, spirits attain.
Few men have virtue to withstand the highest bidder.
I will not let anyone walk through my mind with their dirty feet.
I'll always be poor in my mind.
A good liar must have a good memory.
Moonlight is sculpture.
The more intense the nature of a man, the more readily will he find meditation, and the more successfully will he practice it.
Give them pleasure. The same pleasure they have when they wake up from a nightmare.
Only two things are infinite, the universe and human stupidity, and I'm not sure about the former.
Experience without theory is blind, but theory without experience is mere intellectual play.
Everything beautiful has a mark of eternity.
Before I speak, I have something important to say.
The imagination is not a state: it is the human existence itself.