Delay always breeds danger. To protract a great design is often to ruin it.
I will not let anyone walk through my mind with their dirty feet.
For the meaning of life differs from man to man, from day to day and from hour to hour. What matters, therefore, is not the meaning of life in general but rather the specific meaning of a person's life at a given moment.
But there is only one thing which gathers people into seditious commotion, and that is oppression
Enthusiasm... the sustaining power of all great action.
Fashion changes, but style endures.
You’ll miss the best things if you keep your eyes shut.
Humility is attentive patience.
There's nothing in the world so demoralizing as money.
I've had a perfectly wonderful evening, but this wasn't it.
Do unto those downstream as you would have those upstream do unto you.
Deep in the human unconscious is a pervasive need for a logical universe that makes sense. But the real universe is always one step beyond logic.
The poor are prevented from thinking by the discipline of others, the rich by their own.
Everything beautiful has a mark of eternity.
Maybe you are searching among the branches, for what only appears in the roots.
Be less curious about people and more curious about ideas.
There are two things children should get from their parents: roots and wings.
Dress shabbily and they remember the dress; dress impeccably and they remember the woman.
Could be worse . . . I could be Sting.
Jests that give pains are not jests.
With me poetry has not been a purpose, but a passion.