A confessional passage has probably never been written that didn't stink a little bit of the writer's pride in having given up his pride.
All morons hate it when you call them a moron.
Among other things, you'll find that you're not the first person who was ever confused and frightened and even sickened by human behavior.
Certain things, they should stay the way they are. You ought to be able to stick them in one of those big glass cases and just leave them alone.
Give me an honest con man any day.
Grand. There's a word I really hate. It's a phony. I could puke every time I hear it.
Hell is the suffering of being unable to love.
I don't know what good it is to know so much and be smart as whips and all if it doesn't make you happy.
I have scars on my hands from touching certain people.
I suspect that money is a far greater distraction for the artist than hunger.
I'm a kind of paranoiac in reverse. I suspect people of plotting to make me happy.
I'm sick of just liking people. I wish to God I could meet somebody I could respect.
It's really hard to be roommates with people if your suitcases are much better than theirs.
Know your true measurements and dress your mind accordingly.
Life is a game that one plays according to the rules.
Listen, if you're not going to be a nun or something, you might as well laugh.
Make sure you marry someone who laughs at the same things you do.
Money always ends up making you blue.
Mothers are all slightly insane.
People always clap for the wrong reasons.
People are always ruining things for you.
Poets are always taking the weather so personally.
Some people you shouldn't kid, even if they deserve it.
The mark of the immature man is that he wants to die nobly for a cause, while the mark of the mature man is that he wants to live humbly for one.
The more expensive a school is, the more crooks it has- I'm not kidding.
There are still a few men who love desperately.
You're going to have to find out where you want to go. And then you've got to start going there. But immediately. You can't afford to lose a minute.
You're lucky if you get time to sneeze in this goddam phenomenal world.
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