Advice to intellectuals: let no-one represent you.
Your personal nature seeks its paradise.
Give up trying to make me give up
The bat thought I was giving him the kiss of life!
I don't say we all ought to misbehave, but we ought to look as if we could.
I have noticed that nothing I have never said ever did me any harm.
I believe today that my conduct is in accordance with the will of the Almighty Creator
There is nothing more miserable in the world than to arrive in paradise and look like your passport photo.
Those who restrain desire do so because theirs is weak enough to be restrained.
New opinions are always suspected, and usually opposed, without any other reason but because they are not common.
Who are you to judge the life I live? I know I'm not perfect-and I don't live to be-but before you start pointing fingers... make sure your hands are clean!
Humility is attentive patience.
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.
A mediocre idea that generates enthusiasm will go further than a great idea that inspires no one.
You always admire what you really don't understand.
Sanity is a madness put to good uses.
Racism is a much more clandestine, much more hidden kind of phenomenon, but at the same time it's perhaps far more terrible than it's ever been.
Give them pleasure. The same pleasure they have when they wake up from a nightmare.
It is not fair to ask of others what you are not willing to do yourself.
External nature is only internal nature writ large.
I love deadlines. I like the whooshing sound they make as they fly by.