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.
Religion is like a knife: you can either use it to cut bread, or stick in someone's back.
A designer is an emerging synthesis of artist, inventor, mechanic, objective economist and evolutionary strategist.
You're only given a little spark of madness. You mustn't lose it.
One's only rival is one's own potentialities. One's only failure is failing to live up to one's own possibilities. In this sense, every man can be a king, and must therefore be treated like a king.
Being sober on a bus is, like, totally different than being drunk on a bus.
You can have anything in this world you want, if you want it badly enough and you're willing to pay the price.
You hear a lot of dialogue on the death of the American family. Families aren't dying. They're merging into big conglomerates.
An idea is salvation by imagination
We often discover what will do by finding out what will not do; and probably he who never made a mistake never made a discovery.
If from Society we learn to live Tis Solitude should teach us how to die; It hath no flatterers.
Let us try to teach generosity and altruism, because we are born selfish.
There's no such thing as perfect writing, just like there's no such thing as perfect despair.
Dress shabbily and they remember the dress; dress impeccably and they remember the woman.
If the only prayer you said was thank you, that would be enough.
Modesty and conscientiousness receive their reward only in novels. In life they are exploited and then shoved aside.
I would define, in brief, the poetry of words as the rhythmical creation of Beauty.
I hope I shall possess firmness and virtue enough to maintain what I consider the most enviable of all titles, the character of an honest man.
I've got a woman's ability to stick to a job and get on with it when everyone else walks off and leaves it.
I speak for the trees, for the trees have no tongues.
The only way to deal with an unfree world is to become so absolutely free that your very existence is an act of rebellion.