I like to think of myself at home in the armchair, writing, smoking and occasionally wandering down the shop.
I would define, in brief, the poetry of words as the rhythmical creation of Beauty.
To find a man's true character, play golf with him.
Children's talent to endure stems from their ignorance of alternatives.
Only two things are infinite, the universe and human stupidity, and I'm not sure about the former.
An idea is salvation by imagination
A hero cannot be a hero unless in a heroic world.
One must judge men not by their opinions, but by what their opinions have made of them.
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.
The speed of the leader is the speed of the gang.
For a moment, nothing happened. Then, after a second or so, nothing continued to happen.
Courage is not simply one of the virtues, but the form of every virtue at the testing point.
Surrealism is destructive, but it destroys only what it considers to be shackles limiting our vision.
I do not argue with obstinate men. I act in spite of them.
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.
If you pick up a starving dog and make him prosperous he will not bite you. This is the principal difference between a dog and man.
No snowflake in an avalanche ever feels responsible.
We are all worms, but I do believe that I am a glow-worm.
A stale article, if you dip it in a good, warm, sunny smile, will go off better than a fresh one that you've scowled upon.
They have formed their own 4-H club - the hopeless, hysterical hypochondriacs of history.