To travel is to discover that everyone is wrong about other countries.
The propagandist's purpose is to make one set of people forget that certain other sets of people are human.
Beauty is worse than wine, it intoxicates both the holder and beholder.
An intellectual is a person who's found one thing that's more interesting than sex.
After silence, that which comes nearest to expressing the inexpressible is music.
Technological progress has merely provided us with more efficient means for going backwards.
There are things known and there are things unknown, and in between are the doors of perception.
My father considered a walk among the mountains as the equivalent of churchgoing.
The secret of genius is to carry the spirit of the child into old age, which means never losing your enthusiasm.
There is only one corner of the universe you can be certain of improving, and that's your own self.
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