I can bear any pain as long as it has meaning.
One of the advantages of being disorderly is that one is constantly making exciting discoveries.
All satire is blind to the forces liberated by decay. Which is why total decay has absorbed the forces of satire.
If you pick up a starving dog and make him prosperous he will not bite you. This is the principal difference between a dog and man.
We often discover what will do by finding out what will not do; and probably he who never made a mistake never made a discovery.
A scientific man ought to have no wishes, no affections, - a mere heart of stone.
You can't deny laughter; when it comes, it plops down in your favorite chair and stays as long as it wants.
Quote me as saying I was mis-quoted.
A good goal is like a strenuous exercise - it makes you stretch.
Pain is inevitable. Suffering is optional.
When one door is closed, don't you know that many more are open
I just want to retire before I go senile because if I don't retire before I go senile, then I'll do more damage than good at that point.
If we all worked on the assumption that what is accepted as true is really true, there would be little hope of advance.
I have great faith in fools; self-confidence my friends call it.
Anger makes dull men witty, but it keeps them poor.
Courage is grace under pressure.
A hero cannot be a hero unless in a heroic world.
There's no such thing as perfect writing, just like there's no such thing as perfect despair.
Who the hell wants fourteen pairs of shoes when they go on holiday? I haven't had fourteen pairs in my life.
My specialty is detached malevolence.
I don't watch television, I think it destroys the art of talking about oneself.