If from Society we learn to live Tis Solitude should teach us how to die; It hath no flatterers.
For a moment, nothing happened. Then, after a second or so, nothing continued to happen.
God creates, I do not create. I assemble and I steal everywhere to do it - from what I see, from what the dancers can do, from what others do.
At the heart of all beauty lies something inhuman.
Worry is the interest paid by those who borrow trouble.
If you never stop when you wave goodbye you just might find, if you give it time, you will wave hello again...
Pain is inevitable. Suffering is optional.
Memory... is an internal rumour.
A good liar must have a good memory.
With me poetry has not been a purpose, but a passion.
We are all now connected by the Internet, like neurons in a giant brain.
There is nothing like returning to a place that remains unchanged to find the ways in which you yourself have altered.
They have formed their own 4-H club - the hopeless, hysterical hypochondriacs of history.
A woman can be over dressed but never over elegant.
Good actions ennoble us, and we are the sons of our deeds.
Children show me in their playful smiles the divine in everyone.
The promise given was a necessity of the past: the word broken is a necessity of the present.
I could see that, if not actually disgruntled, he was far from being gruntled.
Character is like a tree and reputation like a shadow. The shadow is what we think of it; the tree is the real thing.
I do not argue with obstinate men. I act in spite of them.
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.