The proper function of man is to live - not to exist.
San Francisco is gone. Nothing remains of it but memories.
The scab is a traitor to his God, his mother, and his class.
You can't wait for inspiration. You have to go after it with a club.
If cash comes with fame, come fame; if cash comes without fame, come cash.
Life is not a matter of holding good cards, but sometimes, playing a poor hand well.
Darn the wheel of the world! Why must it continually turn over? Where is the reverse gear?
One cannot violate the promptings of one's nature without having that nature recoil upon itself.
I would rather be a superb meteor, every atom of me in magnificent glow, than a sleepy and permanent planet.