Are we not all desperate one way or another?

I have been the victim of heartless malice.

If there is a God, then he was particularly harsh to me.

I gratefully look forward to oblivion, but I must be sure of it.

Even the most malignant gods would not continue to inflict life upon humanity, time without end.

My relatives used to laugh when I talked of being a writer.

I have had four happy days in my life, and three of them turned out to be illusions.

Giving a phenomenon a label does not explain it.

I have been constantly betrayed and deceived all my life.

No woman has ever been an authentic genius of the stature of men, but that does not enrage me.

The feeble soul merely whines and complains.

If genetic memory or racial memory persists, is it possible that individual memory also exists from previous lives?

Money? I lost all taste for it.

People are scared to death of dying. I am the opposite.

I am deeply convinced that happiness does not exist in this world.

I converse with my dog through ESP.

Learning should be a joy and full of excitement. It is life's greatest adventure; it is an illustrated excursion into the minds of the noble and the learned.

I have always had a horror and detestation of poverty.

Obscurity can be a fire of ambition in those who have stalwart souls.

The arrogance of officialdom should be tempered and controlled, and assistance to foreign hands should be curtailed, lest Rome fall.

I've always enjoyed poor health.

I have thought that I have seen ghosts on many occasions.

One of my grandsons used to insist, when he was only 3 or 4, that he had been born and had lived in India.

Women's Lib? I couldn't stand it.

I have written two medical novels. I have never studied medicine, never seen an operation.

My life has been tragic and disastrous since birth.

It is a waste of money to help those who show no desire to help themselves.

The stalwart soul has the will to live and is eager for the race.

Tel Aviv appeals to me.

At 8, I made a pact with God.

I wanted to acquire an education, work extremely hard and never deviate from my goal, to make it.

Character, I am sure, lies in the genes.

I will ge glad to have done with this life forever.

I am the skeptic of skeptics.

I never deviated from my grim determination to someday have all the money I needed and wanted.

I often reread books I have written.

I will know him by his eyes.

My dreams are all follies.

I am not convinced that there is such a thing as a soul.

I like animals because they are not consciously cruel and don't betray each other.

In sleep, you are safe from the revolting mechanics of living and being a prey to outrageous fortune.

If they can't do it in California, it can't be done anywhere.

Don't let the past steal your present. This is the message of Christmas: We are never alone.

I was never afraid of anything in the world except the dentist.

I'm not that interested in people.

My literary success meant nothing to me.

I am a Westerner of Westerners!

Though I am a Catholic, a professing one, I have serious doubts about the survival of the human personality after death.

The very idea of carrying my memory into eternity devastated me, and I took refuge in atheism.