You always admire what you really don't understand.
Sanity is a madness put to good uses.
Everyone is born a genius, but the process of living de-geniuses them.
Don't tell me the moon is shining; show me the glint of light on broken glass.
I don't watch television, I think it destroys the art of talking about oneself.
We need to keep hope alive and strive to do better.
If you've got them by the balls their hearts and minds will follow.
If you talk bad about country music, it's like saying bad things about my momma. Them's fightin' words.
What is to give light must endure burning.
We can't become what we need to be by remaining what we are.
Modesty and conscientiousness receive their reward only in novels. In life they are exploited and then shoved aside.
Your clothes conceal much of your beauty, yet they hide not the unbeautiful
I must not write a word to you about politics, because you are a woman.
The cloud is free only to go with the wind. The rain is free only in falling.
We do not have to visit a madhouse to find disordered minds; our planet is the mental institution of the universe.
There's nothing in the world so demoralizing as money.
Where grief is fresh, any attempt to divert it only irritates.
If everything isn't black and white, I say, 'Why the hell not?'
When people talk of the freedom of writing, speaking or thinking I cannot choose but laugh. No such thing ever existed. No such thing now exists; but I hope it will exist. But it must be hundreds of years after you and I shall write and speak no more.
When you get to a certain age, there is no coming back.
A good traveller has no fixed plans, and is not intent on arriving.