"Books are for people who wish they were somewhere else."
"Yes, the universe had a beginning. Yes, the universe continues to evolve. And yes, every one of our body’s atoms is traceable to the big bang and to the thermonuclear furnace within high-mass stars. We are not simply in the universe, we are part of it. We are born from it. One might even say we have been empowered by the universe to figure itself out — and we have only just begun."
"Your mind is like an unsafe neighborhood; don’t go there alone."
"Why must one talk? Often one shouldn’t talk, but live in silence. The more one talks, the less the words mean."
— Jean-Luc Godard, La Nouvelle Vague
"Sometimes people have nothing to say because they’re too empty and sometimes people have nothing to say because they’re too full."
"Had I not created my whole world, I would certainly have died in other people’s."