The American people should be made aware of the trend toward monopolization of the great public information vehicles and the concentration of more and more power over public opinion in fewer and fewer hands.
The imagination is not a state: it is the human existence itself.
Never go to a doctor whose office plants have died.
Don't send me flowers when I'm dead. If you like me, send them while I'm alive.
With me poetry has not been a purpose, but a passion.
I can bear any pain as long as it has meaning.
Parents can only give good advice or put them on the right paths, but the final forming of a person's character lies in their own hands
You don't have to be the Dalai Lama to tell people that life's about change.
Prayer does not change God, but it changes him who prays.
Moonlight is sculpture.
No matter how thin you slice it, there will always be two sides.
All is mine but nothing owned, nothing owned for memory, and mine only while I look.
No one is useless in this world who lightens the burdens of another.
New opinions are always suspected, and usually opposed, without any other reason but because they are not common.
Anybody who watches three games of football in a row should be declared brain dead.
There is no terror in the bang, only in the anticipation of it.
Women have the right to work wherever they want, as long as they have the dinner ready when you get home.
There is nothing like returning to a place that remains unchanged to find the ways in which you yourself have altered.
Enthusiasm... the sustaining power of all great action.
One's only rival is one's own potentialities. One's only failure is failing to live up to one's own possibilities. In this sense, every man can be a king, and must therefore be treated like a king.
Where grief is fresh, any attempt to divert it only irritates.