All human actions have one or more of these seven causes: chance, nature, compulsion, habit, reason, passion, and desire.
An idea is salvation by imagination
I believe today that my conduct is in accordance with the will of the Almighty Creator
Do it again on the next verse, and people think you meant it.
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.
People create stories create people; or rather stories create people create stories.
Charity ... is the opium of the privileged.
I will not let anyone walk through my mind with their dirty feet.
By seeing London, I have seen as much of life as the world can show.
God creates, I do not create. I assemble and I steal everywhere to do it - from what I see, from what the dancers can do, from what others do.
Obsession is an attractive thing. People who are really, really interested and good at one thing and smart are attractive, if they're men.
What is necessary to change a person is to change his awareness of himself.
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 fascination of shooting as a sport depends almost wholly on whether you are at the right or wrong end of the gun.
There's no such thing as perfect writing, just like there's no such thing as perfect despair.
His modesty amounts to deformity.
The promise given was a necessity of the past: the word broken is a necessity of the present.
I've had a perfectly wonderful evening, but this wasn't it.
When people start asking you to do the same thing over and over again, that's when you know you're way too close to something that you don't want to be near.
There is nothing more miserable in the world than to arrive in paradise and look like your passport photo.
Only those with no memory insist on their originality.