We are here to laugh at the odds and live our lives so well that Death will tremble to take us.
Some people never go crazy. What truly horrible lives they must lead.
The free soul is rare, but you know it when you see it – basically because you feel good, very good, when you are near or with them.
An intellectual says a simple thing in a hard way. An artist says a hard thing in a simple way.
You begin saving the world by saving one man at a time; all else is grandiose romanticism or politics.
Show me a man who lives alone and has a perpetually clean kitchen, and 8 times out of 9 I’ll show you a man with detestable spiritual qualities.
Genius might be the ability to say a profound thing in a simple way.
If you want to know who your friends are, get yourself a jail sentence.
Of course it’s possible to love a human being if you don’t know them too well.
If you’re losing your soul and you know it, then you’ve still got a soul left to lose.