All is mine but nothing owned, nothing owned for memory, and mine only while I look.
Common looking people are the best in the world: that is the reason the Lord makes so many of them.
The promise given was a necessity of the past: the word broken is a necessity of the present.
Until we're educating every kid in a fantastic way, until every inner city is cleaned up, there is no shortage of things to do.
The poor are prevented from thinking by the discipline of others, the rich by their own.
The mind that finds its way to wild places is the poet's; but the mind that never finds its way back is the lunatic's.
No matter how thin you slice it, there will always be two sides.
Even if you are divine, you don't disdain male consorts.
The joke of our time is the suicide of intention.
Advice to intellectuals: let no-one represent you.
Work is the rent you pay for the room you occupy on earth.
If we all worked on the assumption that what is accepted as true is really true, there would be little hope of advance.
Every beauty which is seen here by persons of perception resembles more than anything else that celestial source from which we all are come.
He who surpasses or subdues mankind must look down on the hate of those below.
Sometimes glass glitters more than diamonds because it has more to prove.
No temptation can gravitate to a man unless there is that in his heart which is capable of responding to it.
We do not have to visit a madhouse to find disordered minds; our planet is the mental institution of the universe.
Circumstances do not make the man, they reveal him.
I do not argue with obstinate men. I act in spite of them.
Experience without theory is blind, but theory without experience is mere intellectual play.
I must not write a word to you about politics, because you are a woman.