Could be worse . . . I could be Sting.
A man of honour should never forget what he is because he sees what others are.
Religion and art spring from the same root and are close kin. Economics and art are strangers.
It is not fair to ask of others what you are not willing to do yourself.
I have noticed even people who claim everything is predestined, and that we can do nothing to change it, look before they cross the road.
Real stupidity beats artificial intelligence every time.
The idea is to write it so that people hear it and it slides through the brain and goes straight to the heart.
As long as we believe in absurdities we shall continue to commit atrocities.
I will indulge my sorrows, and give way to all the pangs and fury of despair.
The secret of being a bore is to tell everything.
Any fool can criticize, condemn, and complain but it takes character and self control to be understanding and forgiving.
In the intellectual order, the virtue of humility is nothing more nor less than the power of attention.
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.
As I grow older, I pay less attention to what men say. I just watch what they do.
We do not have to visit a madhouse to find disordered minds; our planet is the mental institution of the universe.
There's no such thing as perfect writing, just like there's no such thing as perfect despair.
Human decency is not derived from religion. It precedes it.
Parents wonder why the streams are bitter, when they themselves have poisoned the fountain.
Christmas to a child is the first terrible proof that to travel hopefully is better than to arrive.
In just six weeks from the time the design was started, we had the motor on the block testing its power.
Before I speak, I have something important to say.