We’re born alone we live alone we die alone. Only through our love and friendship can we create the illusion for the moment that we’re not alone.
The enemy of society is middle class and the enemy of life is middle age.
The enemy of art is the absence of limitations.
The best thing commercially which is the worst artistically by and large is the most successful.
Race hate isn’t human nature race hate is the abandonment of human nature.
Only very intelligent people don’t wish they were in politics and I’m dumb enough to want to be in there.
Now I’m an old Christmas tree the roots of which have died. They just come along and while the little needles fall off me replace them with medallions.
My doctor told me to stop having intimate dinners for four. Unless there are three other people.
I have the terrible feeling that because I am wearing a white beard and am sitting in the back of the theatre you expect me to tell you the truth about something. These are the cheap seats not Mount Sinai.
I don’t pray because I don’t want to bore God.