Believe nothing, no matter where you read it, or who said it, no matter if I have said it, unless it agrees with your own reason and your own common sense.
A myth is an image in terms of which we try to make sense of the world.
Work is the rent you pay for the room you occupy on earth.
When a man is tired of London, he is tired of life; for there is in London all that life can afford.
All is mine but nothing owned, nothing owned for memory, and mine only while I look.
Dress shabbily and they remember the dress; dress impeccably and they remember the woman.
It is the story that owns and directs us. It is the thing that makes us different from cattle; it is the mark on the face that sets one people apart from their neighbors.
Confusion of goals and perfection of means seems, in my opinion, to characterize our age.
Usually when people are sad, they don't do anything. They just cry over their condition. But when they get angry, they bring about a change.
No matter how thin you slice it, there will always be two sides.
Surrealism is destructive, but it destroys only what it considers to be shackles limiting our vision.
I feel as if I were a piece in a game of chess, when my opponent says of it: That piece cannot be moved.
All that spirits desire, spirits attain.
The traditional ways were wrongly disowned by Christianity - in hindsight, medicine men were not demons but very important counsellors in the community.
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.
A stale article, if you dip it in a good, warm, sunny smile, will go off better than a fresh one that you've scowled upon.
What is to give light must endure burning.
In the intellectual order, the virtue of humility is nothing more nor less than the power of attention.
It is a mistake to think you can solve any major problems just with potatoes.
The gift of words is the gift of deception and illusion.
There is only one way... to get anybody to do anything. And that is by making the other person want to do it.