I like to think of myself at home in the armchair, writing, smoking and occasionally wandering down the shop.
With me poetry has not been a purpose, but a passion.
In the increasingly convincing darkness the words become palpable, like a fruit that is too beautiful to eat.
There is no limit to the amount of good you can do if you don't care who gets the credit.
As I grow older, I pay less attention to what men say. I just watch what they do.
In order to be irreplaceable, one must always be different.
All that you accomplish or fail to accomplish with your life is the direct result of your thoughts.
They say I do not have the qualifications to be president, that I do not have education. Well, I would never divide the Liberian people.
We need to keep hope alive and strive to do better.
The idea is to write it so that people hear it and it slides through the brain and goes straight to the heart.
True valor lies between cowardice and rashness.
We are all now connected by the Internet, like neurons in a giant brain.
In my ballets, woman is first. Men are consorts. God made men to sing the praises of women. They are not equal to men: They are better.
Being sober on a bus is, like, totally different than being drunk on a bus.
Maybe, just once, someone will call me 'Sir' without adding, 'You're making a scene.'
It is by no means an irrational fancy that, in a future existence, we shall look upon what we think our present existence, as a dream.
I've been looking for a girl like you - not you, but a girl like you.
To turn really interesting ideas and fledgling technologies into a company that can continue to innovate for years, it requires a lot of disciplines.
I could see that, if not actually disgruntled, he was far from being gruntled.
Modesty and conscientiousness receive their reward only in novels. In life they are exploited and then shoved aside.
We often discover what will do by finding out what will not do; and probably he who never made a mistake never made a discovery.