All is mine but nothing owned, nothing owned for memory, and mine only while I look.
An intense anticipation itself transforms possibility into reality; our desires being often but precursors of the things which we are capable of performing.
If from Society we learn to live Tis Solitude should teach us how to die; It hath no flatterers.
The last of human freedoms - the ability to chose one's attitude in a given set of circumstances.
One of the great penalties those of us who live our lives in full view of the public must pay is the loss of that most cherished birthright of man's, privacy.
Children are a wonderful gift. They have an extraordinary capacity to see into the heart of things and to expose sham and humbug for what they are.
Sometimes glass glitters more than diamonds because it has more to prove.
With me poetry has not been a purpose, but a passion.
The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.
The secret of being a bore is to tell everything.
Sell your cleverness and buy bewilderment.
Those who restrain desire do so because theirs is weak enough to be restrained.
Ah just act the way ah feel.
An original idea. That can't be too hard. The library must be full of them.
If information and knowledge are central to democracy, they are the conditions for development.
If one is to be called a liar, one may as well make an effort to deserve the name.
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.
Every beauty which is seen here by persons of perception resembles more than anything else that celestial source from which we all are come.
External nature is only internal nature writ large.
What is to give light must endure burning.
You can have anything in this world you want, if you want it badly enough and you're willing to pay the price.