Every time you are tempted to react in the same old way, ask if you want to be a prisoner of the past or a pioneer of the future.
Anger makes dull men witty, but it keeps them poor.
I recommend that the Statue of Liberty be supplemented by a Statue of Responsibility on the west coast.
I have noticed that nothing I have never said ever did me any harm.
We princes are set as it were upon stages in the sight and view of the world.
Since it is difficult to join them together, it is safer to be feared than to be loved when one of the two must be lacking.
There's no such thing as perfect writing, just like there's no such thing as perfect despair.
I've always had an obligation to creation, above all.
I've had a perfectly wonderful evening, but this wasn't it.
In the increasingly convincing darkness the words become palpable, like a fruit that is too beautiful to eat.
In the intellectual order, the virtue of humility is nothing more nor less than the power of attention.
I believe today that my conduct is in accordance with the will of the Almighty Creator
I want to go ahead of Father Time with a scythe of my own.
Animals, whom we have made our slaves, we do not like to consider our equal.
I am not a saint, unless you think of a saint as a sinner who keeps on trying.
A lot of people don't realize that depression is an illness. I don't wish it on anyone, but if they would know how it feels, I swear they would think twice before they just shrug it.
There is nothing like returning to a place that remains unchanged to find the ways in which you yourself have altered.
No man for any considerable period can wear one face to himself and another to the multitude, without finally getting bewildered as to which may be the true.
The thing I lose patience with the most is the clock. Its hands move too fast
You're only given a little spark of madness. You mustn't lose it.
We all live with the objective of being happy; our lives are all different and yet the same.