Nobody would have me in their laboratory for five minutes. I couldn’t cut up a frog, and I certainly couldn’t perform surgery. I’m better at making it possible for other people.
Don’t ask who’s influenced me. A lion is made up of the lambs he’s digested, and I’ve been reading all my life.
The real being of language is that into which we are taken up when we hear it – what is said.
The more language is a living operation, the less we are aware of it. Thus it follows from the self-forgetfulness of language that its real being consists in what is said in it.
To appreciate present conditions, collate them with those of antiquity.
Even if happiness forgets you a little bit, never completely forget about it.
Nothing exists except through language.
Our Father which art in heaven – Stay there – And we will stay on earth – Which is sometimes so pretty.
In Democratic administrations, I visit the White House.
Without money nothing gets done.