There is nothing like returning to a place that remains unchanged to find the ways in which you yourself have altered.
Airplane travel is nature's way of making you look like your passport photo.
The idea of freedom is inspiring. But what does it mean? If you are free in a political sense but have no food, what's that? The freedom to starve?
A woman can be over dressed but never over elegant.
In the increasingly convincing darkness the words become palpable, like a fruit that is too beautiful to eat.
The day of individual happiness has passed
The promise given was a necessity of the past: the word broken is a necessity of the present.
Be like a tree and let the dead leaves drop.
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.
The speed of the leader is the speed of the gang.
The joke of our time is the suicide of intention.
Being powerful is like being a lady. If you have to tell people you are, you aren't.
What is necessary to change a person is to change his awareness of himself.
Don't tell me the moon is shining; show me the glint of light on broken glass.
When one door is closed, don't you know that many more are open
All men are liable to error; and most men are, in many points, by passion or interest, under temptation to it.
Abuse of words has been the great instrument of sophistry and chicanery, of party, faction, and division of society.
No flying machine will ever fly from New York to Paris.
You always admire what you really don't understand.
The only way to deal with an unfree world is to become so absolutely free that your very existence is an act of rebellion.
With me poetry has not been a purpose, but a passion.