It does not do to dwell on dreams and forget to live.
I'm not a genius. I'm just a tremendous bundle of experience.
In terms of an identity, an identity reflects an individuality, by definition. And, if there is a quality present, it is recognizable and it can be named. If you can't name it, it means you don't recognize it.
People create stories create people; or rather stories create people create stories.
Everyone is born a genius, but the process of living de-geniuses them.
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.
The promise given was a necessity of the past: the word broken is a necessity of the present.
Ladies who play with fire must remember that smoke gets in their eyes.
Liberty, according to my metaphysics is a self-determining power in an intellectual agent. It implies thought and choice and power.
I recommend that the Statue of Liberty be supplemented by a Statue of Responsibility on the west coast.
External nature is only internal nature writ large.
There is the view that poetry should improve your life. I think people confuse it with the Salvation Army.
Nothing is black or white.
Any fool can criticize, condemn, and complain but it takes character and self control to be understanding and forgiving.
Purity of heart is to will one thing.
Being an intellectual creates a lot of questions and no answers.
Wisely, and slow. They stumble that run fast.
The fascination of shooting as a sport depends almost wholly on whether you are at the right or wrong end of the gun.
The spirit of man is an inward flame; a lamp the world blows upon but never puts out.
I have only ever read one book in my life, and that is White Fang. It's so frightfully good I've never bothered to read another.
You are 27 or 28 right? It is very tough to live at that age. When nothing is sure. I have sympathy with you.