The dogmas of the quiet past are inadequate to the stormy present. The occasion is piled high with difficulty, and we must rise with the occasion. As our case is new, so we must think anew and act anew.
There is the view that poetry should improve your life. I think people confuse it with the Salvation Army.
Enthusiasm... the sustaining power of all great action.
Young heads take example of the ancient.
Time means a lot to me because you see I am also a learner and am often lost in the joy of forever developing.
I got rabies shots for biting the head off a bat but that`s OK - the bat had to get Ozzy shots.
You cant have a plan for your day, til you have a plan for your life.
Society is now one polished horde, Formed of two mighty tribes, The Bores and the Bored.
Passion goes, Boredom remains.
Only two things are infinite, the universe and human stupidity, and I'm not sure about the former.
There's no such thing as perfect writing, just like there's no such thing as perfect despair.
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.
It's better to be unhappy alone than unhappy with someone.
Be less curious about people and more curious about ideas.
Sunlight is painting.
Gold and silver from the dead turn often into lead.
The universe we observe has precisely the properties we should expect if there is, at bottom, no design, no purpose, no evil and no good, nothing but blind pitiless indifference.
My government will be open. Anyone found guilty of corruption will be dealt with in accordance with the law. If you are corrupt you will have to hang your boots.
Parents wonder why the streams are bitter, when they themselves have poisoned the fountain.
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.
I have only ever read one book in my life, and that is White Fang. It's so frightfully good I've never bothered to read another.