There is nothing like returning to a place that remains unchanged to find the ways in which you yourself have altered.
I love deadlines. I like the whooshing sound they make as they fly by.
Sunlight is painting.
I love children, especially when they cry, for then someone takes them away.
The bat thought I was giving him the kiss of life!
In the intellectual order, the virtue of humility is nothing more nor less than the power of attention.
One of the great penalties those of us who live our lives in full view of the public must pay is the loss of that most cherished birthright of man's, privacy.
All honor's wounds are self-inflicted.
An intense anticipation itself transforms possibility into reality; our desires being often but precursors of the things which we are capable of performing.
Rhyme, that enslaved queen, that supreme charm of our poetry, that creator of our meter.
No snowflake in an avalanche ever feels responsible.
Maybe you are searching among the branches, for what only appears in the roots.
A stale article, if you dip it in a good, warm, sunny smile, will go off better than a fresh one that you've scowled upon.
A myth is an image in terms of which we try to make sense of the world.
I don't try to imagine a personal god; it suffices to stand in awe at the structure of the world, insofar as it allows our inadequate senses to appreciate it.
The promise given was a necessity of the past: the word broken is a necessity of the present.
Sometimes glass glitters more than diamonds because it has more to prove.
Dress shabbily and they remember the dress; dress impeccably and they remember the woman.
In the United States today, we have more than our share of the nattering nabobs of negativism.
The lifestyle I`ve been living for the last 30 years, I could have been dead a thousand times.
When a man is tired of London, he is tired of life; for there is in London all that life can afford.