With me poetry has not been a purpose, but a passion.
His modesty amounts to deformity.
Enthusiasm... the sustaining power of all great action.
Don't tell me the moon is shining; show me the glint of light on broken glass.
When people talk of the freedom of writing, speaking or thinking I cannot choose but laugh. No such thing ever existed. No such thing now exists; but I hope it will exist. But it must be hundreds of years after you and I shall write and speak no more.
Hope is like the sun, which, as we journey toward it, casts the shadow of our burden behind us.
The world is moving so fast these days that the man who says it can't be done is generally interrupted by someone doing it.
My idea of an agreeable person is a person who agrees with me.
To wear your heart on your sleeve isn't a very good plan; you should wear it inside, where it functions best.
So many women just don't know how great they really are. They come to us all vogue outside and vague on the inside.
Even if you are divine, you don't disdain male consorts.
All human actions have one or more of these seven causes: chance, nature, compulsion, habit, reason, passion, and desire.
Tomorrow is the most important thing in life. Comes into us at midnight very clean. It's perfect when it arrives and it puts itself in our hands. It hopes we've learned something from yesterday.
Do it again on the next verse, and people think you meant it.
As long as we believe in absurdities we shall continue to commit atrocities.
I've been looking for a girl like you - not you, but a girl like you.
There is no terror in the bang, only in the anticipation of it.
The word 'good' has many meanings. For example, if a man were to shoot his grandmother at a range of five hundred yards, I should call him a good shot, but not necessarily a good man.
No matter how thin you slice it, there will always be two sides.
Get off your butt and join the Marines!
The bat thought I was giving him the kiss of life!