To be rooted is perhaps the most important and least recognized need of the human soul.
Freedom is from within.
If one is to be called a liar, one may as well make an effort to deserve the name.
Design is not just what it looks like and feels like. Design is how it works.
A lie never lives to be old.
My loneliness was born when men praised my talkative faults and blamed my silent virtues.
I don't say we all ought to misbehave, but we ought to look as if we could.
I am not now That which I have been.
There is nothing to writing. All you do is sit down at a typewriter and bleed.
A good goal is like a strenuous exercise - it makes you stretch.
Moonlight is sculpture.
An intellectual is a man who doesn't know how to park a bike.
Modesty and conscientiousness receive their reward only in novels. In life they are exploited and then shoved aside.
The imagination is not a state: it is the human existence itself.
We are all worms, but I do believe that I am a glow-worm.
You're only given a little spark of madness. You mustn't lose it.
Memory... is an internal rumour.
The traditional ways were wrongly disowned by Christianity - in hindsight, medicine men were not demons but very important counsellors in the community.
Radical simply means 'grasping things at the root'.
I love children, especially when they cry, for then someone takes them away.
Human decency is not derived from religion. It precedes it.