Be like a tree and let the dead leaves drop.
There is the view that poetry should improve your life. I think people confuse it with the Salvation Army.
Memories warm you up from the inside. But they also tear you apart.
I can bear any pain as long as it has meaning.
He who possesses most must be most afraid of loss.
There is a real magic in enthusiasm. It spells the difference between mediocrity and accomplishment
Modesty and conscientiousness receive their reward only in novels. In life they are exploited and then shoved aside.
It is piracy, not overt online music stores, which is our main competitor.
An original idea. That can't be too hard. The library must be full of them.
People think I'm a miserable sod but it's only because I get asked such bloody miserable questions.
Religion and art spring from the same root and are close kin. Economics and art are strangers.
Science is not only compatible with spirituality; it is a profound source of spirituality.
Too often we enjoy the comfort of opinion without the discomfort of thought.
Self-esteem comes from being able to define the world in your own terms and refusing to abide by the judgments of others.
Animals, whom we have made our slaves, we do not like to consider our equal.
A moral being is one who is capable of reflecting on his past actions and their motives - of approving of some and disapproving of others
A great city is the place to escape the true drama of provincial life, and find solace in fantasy.
It is a good rule in life never to apologize. The right sort of people do not want apologies, and the wrong sort take a mean advantage of them.
Everything beautiful has a mark of eternity.
It is the story that owns and directs us. It is the thing that makes us different from cattle; it is the mark on the face that sets one people apart from their neighbors.
It's sad when someone you know becomes someone you knew.