The paranoiac is the exact image of the ruler. The only difference is their position in the world. One might even think the paranoiac the more impressive of the two because he is sufficient unto himself and cannot be shaken by failure.
The fear of burglars is not only the fear of being robbed but also the fear of a sudden and unexpected clutch out of the darkness.
Justice requires that everyone should have enough to eat. But it also requires that everyone should contribute to the production of food.
All the things one has forgotten scream for help in dreams.
He who is obsessed by death is made guilty by it.
There is no such thing as an ugly language. Today I hear every language as if it were the only one and when I hear of one that is dying it overwhelms me as though it were the death of the earth.
Success is the space one occupies in the newspaper. Success is one day’s insolence.
Success listens only to applause. To all else it is deaf.