Patriotism is the last refuge of a scoundrel.
Even if you are divine, you don't disdain male consorts.
Everything is vague to a degree you do not realize till you have tried to make it precise.
A diplomat is a man who always remembers a woman's birthday but never remembers her age.
Anger makes dull men witty, but it keeps them poor.
All of us have moments in our lives that test our courage. Taking children into a house with a white carpet is one of them.
Design is not just what it looks like and feels like. Design is how it works.
There is a real magic in enthusiasm. It spells the difference between mediocrity and accomplishment
The universe we observe has precisely the properties we should expect if there is, at bottom, no design, no purpose, no evil and no good, nothing but blind pitiless indifference.
I got rabies shots for biting the head off a bat but that`s OK - the bat had to get Ozzy shots.
In the increasingly convincing darkness the words become palpable, like a fruit that is too beautiful to eat.
Will and intellect are one and the same thing.
Some newspapers are fit only to line the bottom of bird cages.
One's only rival is one's own potentialities. One's only failure is failing to live up to one's own possibilities. In this sense, every man can be a king, and must therefore be treated like a king.
The gift of words is the gift of deception and illusion.
Airplane travel is nature's way of making you look like your passport photo.
By desiring little, a poor man makes himself rich.
I don't say we all ought to misbehave, but we ought to look as if we could.
One of the advantages of being disorderly is that one is constantly making exciting discoveries.
When a man is tired of London, he is tired of life; for there is in London all that life can afford.
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.