I like large parties. They’re so intimate. At small parties there isn’t any privacy.
No grand idea was ever born in a conference, but a lot of foolish ideas have died there.
Having once found the intensity of art, nothing else that can happen in life can ever again seem as important as the creative process.
Advertising is a racket, like the movies and the brokerage business. You cannot be honest without admitting that its constructive contribution to humanity is exactly minus zero.
In a real dark night of the soul it is always three o’clock in the morning, day after day.
At 18 our convictions are hills from which we look; At 45 they are caves in which we hide.
Sometimes it is harder to deprive oneself of a pain than of a pleasure.
The test of a first-rate intelligence is the ability to hold two opposed ideas in the mind at the same time, and still retain the ability to function.
Action is character.