With me poetry has not been a purpose, but a passion.
The word 'good' has many meanings. For example, if a man were to shoot his grandmother at a range of five hundred yards, I should call him a good shot, but not necessarily a good man.
We need to keep hope alive and strive to do better.
Hope is like the sun, which, as we journey toward it, casts the shadow of our burden behind us.
Wisely, and slow. They stumble that run fast.
Racism is a much more clandestine, much more hidden kind of phenomenon, but at the same time it's perhaps far more terrible than it's ever been.
He alone, who owns the youth, gains the future.
A myth is an image in terms of which we try to make sense of the world.
When the student is ready, the teacher will appear.
Show love, compassion, protection & generosity to those who depend on you – in fact, to everyone.
Each soul is potentially divine.
Face the facts of being what you are, for that is what changes what you are.
Any fool can criticize, condemn, and complain but it takes character and self control to be understanding and forgiving.
We do not have to visit a madhouse to find disordered minds; our planet is the mental institution of the universe.
The destruction of the past is perhaps the greatest of all crimes.
If you follow every dream, you might get lost.
Ah just act the way ah feel.
Don't take the wrong side of an argument just because your opponent has taken the right side.
The people who are doing the work are the moving force behind the Macintosh. My job is to create a space for them, to clear out the rest of the organization and keep it at bay.
I don't watch television, I think it destroys the art of talking about oneself.
I don't try to imagine a personal god; it suffices to stand in awe at the structure of the world, insofar as it allows our inadequate senses to appreciate it.