Don't go around saying the world owes you a living. The world owes you nothing. It was here first.
It is by the fortune of God that, in this country, we have three benefits: freedom of speech, freedom of thought, and the wisdom never to use either.
When we remember we are all mad, the mysteries disappear and life stands explained.
Age is an issue of mind over matter. If you don't mind, it doesn't matter.
Don't part with your illusions. When they are gone you may still exist, but you have ceased to live.
Words are only painted fire; a book is the fire itself.
Better to keep your mouth shut and appear stupid than to open it and remove all doubt.