- “The world breaks everyone and afterward many are strong at the broken places. But those that will not break it kills. It kills the very good and the very gentle and the very brave impartially. If you are none of these you can be sure it will kill you too but there will be no special hurry.”
- "I drink…" – Ernest Hemingway
- There is nothing noble in being superior to your fellow man….Ernest Hemingway
- "A man with no options suddenly has all the options in the world"
- "When the Nazis and Communists first came to Czechoslovakia, they declared war on pornographers and perverts. Everyone applauded: who wants perverts running through the streets? But then…"