One of the great penalties those of us who live our lives in full view of the public must pay is the loss of that most cherished birthright of man's, privacy.
The poor are prevented from thinking by the discipline of others, the rich by their own.
The joke of our time is the suicide of intention.
I am dying from the treatment of too many physicians.
Domination delegates the physical violence on which it rests to the dominated.
You can have everything in life that you want if you just give enough other people what they want.
When one door is closed, don't you know that many more are open
All satire is blind to the forces liberated by decay. Which is why total decay has absorbed the forces of satire.
All human actions have one or more of these seven causes: chance, nature, compulsion, habit, reason, passion, and desire.
Don't send me flowers when I'm dead. If you like me, send them while I'm alive.
Advice to intellectuals: let no-one represent you.
There is no real ending. It's just the place where you stop the story.
You will always be fond of me. I represent to you all the sins you never had the courage to commit.
I'll always be poor in my mind.
His modesty amounts to deformity.
The mind that finds its way to wild places is the poet's; but the mind that never finds its way back is the lunatic's.
The right of a nation to kill a tyrant in case of necessity can no more be doubted than to hang a robber, or kill a flea.
The imagination is not a state: it is the human existence itself.
Do it again on the next verse, and people think you meant it.
You can't deny laughter; when it comes, it plops down in your favorite chair and stays as long as it wants.
In feature films the director is God; in documentary films God is the director