Trying to define yourself is like trying to bite your own teeth.
Of puns it has been said that those who most dislike them are those who are least able to utter them.
Once you label me you negate me.
Usually when people are sad, they don't do anything. They just cry over their condition. But when they get angry, they bring about a change.
The spirit of man is an inward flame; a lamp the world blows upon but never puts out.
In feature films the director is God; in documentary films God is the director
Keep things at arm's length... If you let anything come too near you want to hold on to it. And there is nothing a man can hold on to.
That which can be asserted without evidence, can be dismissed without evidence.
I do not argue with obstinate men. I act in spite of them.
In the intellectual order, the virtue of humility is nothing more nor less than the power of attention.
All the perplexities, confusion and distress in America arise, not from defects in their Constitution or Confederation, not from want of honor or virtue, so much as from the downright ignorance of the nature of coin, credit and circulation.
There is an eloquence in true enthusiasm.
Anyone who attempts to generate random numbers by deterministic means is, of course, living in a state of sin.
I want to put a ding in the universe.
Radical simply means 'grasping things at the root'.
The destruction of the past is perhaps the greatest of all crimes.
But there is only one thing which gathers people into seditious commotion, and that is oppression
Being unwanted, unloved, uncared for, forgotten by everybody, I think that is a much greater hunger, a much greater poverty than the person who has nothing to eat.
You are 27 or 28 right? It is very tough to live at that age. When nothing is sure. I have sympathy with you.
Those who hammer their guns into plows, will plow for those who do not.
Who the hell wants fourteen pairs of shoes when they go on holiday? I haven't had fourteen pairs in my life.