Like religion, politics, and family planning, cereal is not a topic to be brought up in public. It's too controversial.
With me poetry has not been a purpose, but a passion.
A photograph can be an instant of life captured for eternity that will never cease looking back at you.
Extraordinary claims require extraordinary evidence.
A stale article, if you dip it in a good, warm, sunny smile, will go off better than a fresh one that you've scowled upon.
The gift of words is the gift of deception and illusion.
I feel as if I were a piece in a game of chess, when my opponent says of it: That piece cannot be moved.
If from Society we learn to live Tis Solitude should teach us how to die; It hath no flatterers.
Reality is wrong. Dreams are for real.
Advice to intellectuals: let no-one represent you.
We are all worms, but I do believe that I am a glow-worm.
I fully realize that no wealth or position can long endure, unless built upon truth and justice; therefore, I will engage in no transaction which does not benefit all whom it affects.
All that spirits desire, spirits attain.
The death of a beautiful woman, is unquestionably the most poetical topic in the world.
It is wonderful when you don't have the fear, and a lot of the time I don't ... I focus on what needs to be done instead.
Work is the rent you pay for the room you occupy on earth.
The Declaration of Independence I always considered as a theatrical show. Jefferson ran away with all the stage effect of that... and all the glory of it.
Hope is like the sun, which, as we journey toward it, casts the shadow of our burden behind us.
The more you like yourself, the less you are like anyone else, which makes you unique.
At the heart of all beauty lies something inhuman.
Courage is not simply one of the virtues, but the form of every virtue at the testing point.