Effective action is always unjust.
Words have no power to impress the mind without the exquisite horror of their reality.
With me poetry has not been a purpose, but a passion.
All is mine but nothing owned, nothing owned for memory, and mine only while I look.
It's better to be unhappy alone than unhappy with someone.
If we all worked on the assumption that what is accepted as true is really true, there would be little hope of advance.
A diplomat is a man who always remembers a woman's birthday but never remembers her age.
Advice to intellectuals: let no-one represent you.
I have noticed that nothing I have never said ever did me any harm.
A man of honour should never forget what he is because he sees what others are.
I want to sing like the birds sing, not worrying about who hears or what they think.
If a dog will not come to you after having looked you in the face, you should go home and examine your conscience.
The secret of being a bore is to tell everything.
We must find time to stop and thank the people who make a difference in our lives
But some emotions don't make a lot of noise. It's hard to hear pride. Caring is real faint - like a heartbeat. And pure love why, some days it's so quiet, you don't even know it's there.
Ah just act the way ah feel.
Boards don't hit back.
I would define, in brief, the poetry of words as the rhythmical creation of Beauty.
Being an intellectual creates a lot of questions and no answers.
When people talk of the freedom of writing, speaking or thinking I cannot choose but laugh. No such thing ever existed. No such thing now exists; but I hope it will exist. But it must be hundreds of years after you and I shall write and speak no more.
I have a simple philosophy. Fill what's empty. Empty what's full. And scratch where it itches.