In the absence of willpower the most complete collection of virtues and talents is wholly worthless.
I have never grown out of the infantile belief that the universe was made for me to suck.
Chinese civilisation is so systematic that wild animals have been abolished on principle.
I was not content to believe in a personal devil and serve him, in the ordinary sense of the word. I wanted to get hold of him personally and become his chief of staff.
The first task of the Magician in every ceremony is therefore to render his Circle absolutely impregnable.
The customer is usually wrong; but statistics indicate that it doesn't pay to tell him so.
Now a curse upon Because and his kin!