We do not have to visit a madhouse to find disordered minds; our planet is the mental institution of the universe.
A man can do what he wants, but not want what he wants.
Nothing is black or white.
The more intense the nature of a man, the more readily will he find meditation, and the more successfully will he practice it.
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.
When a man is tired of London, he is tired of life; for there is in London all that life can afford.
There's no such thing as perfect writing, just like there's no such thing as perfect despair.
I have noticed that nothing I have never said ever did me any harm.
The true test of a man's character is what he does when no one is watching.
Children show me in their playful smiles the divine in everyone.
If a little is great, and a lot is better, then way too much is just about right!
I may not be better than other people, but at least I'm different.
All human actions have one or more of these seven causes: chance, nature, compulsion, habit, reason, passion, and desire.
There is the view that poetry should improve your life. I think people confuse it with the Salvation Army.
The last of human freedoms - the ability to chose one's attitude in a given set of circumstances.
It is a process of diverting one's scattered forces into one powerful channel.
Get off your butt and join the Marines!
I've learned that you shouldn't go through life with a catcher's mitt on both hands; you need to be able to throw something back.
Give them pleasure. The same pleasure they have when they wake up from a nightmare.
So many women just don't know how great they really are. They come to us all vogue outside and vague on the inside.
Light thinks it travels faster than anything but it is wrong. No matter how fast light travels, it finds the darkness has always got there first, and is waiting for it.