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If we take science as our sole guide, if we accept and hold fast that alone which is verifiable, the old theology must go.
I call Christianity the one great curse, the one great intrinsic depravity, the one great instinct for revenge for which no expedient is sufficiently poisonous, secret, subterranean, petty -- I call it the one mortal blemish of mankind.
Imagination is more important than knowledge.
I wouldn't mind dying -- it's that business of having to stay dead that scares the shit out of me.
I believe in looking reality straight in the eye and denying it.
When a thing has been said, and said well, have no scruple. Take it and copy it.
Luck can't last a lifetime unless you die young.
A continuing flow of paper is sufficient to continue the flow of paper.
Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.
Never offend people with style when you can offend them with substance.