All religion, my friend, is simply evolved out of fraud, fear, greed, imagination, and poetry.
All that we see or seem is but a dream within a dream.
Stupidity is a talent for misconception.
Experience has shown, and a true philosophy will always show, that a vast, perhaps the larger portion of the truth arises from the seemingly irrelevant.
To observe attentively is to remember distinctly.
The customs of the world are so many conventional follies.
They who dream by day are cognizant of many things which escape those who dream only by night.
If you wish to forget anything on the spot, make a note that this thing is to be remembered.
Words have no power to impress the mind without the exquisite horror of their reality.
To die laughing must be the most glorious of all glorious deaths!