Those who hammer their guns into plows, will plow for those who do not.
With me poetry has not been a purpose, but a passion.
Sunlight is painting.
It does not do to dwell on dreams and forget to live.
Laziness never arrived at the attainment of a good wish.
The only way to deal with an unfree world is to become so absolutely free that your very existence is an act of rebellion.
I am not now That which I have been.
Racism is a much more clandestine, much more hidden kind of phenomenon, but at the same time it's perhaps far more terrible than it's ever been.
A great city is the place to escape the true drama of provincial life, and find solace in fantasy.
The true test of a man's character is what he does when no one is watching.
We must find time to stop and thank the people who make a difference in our lives
The dogmas of the quiet past are inadequate to the stormy present. The occasion is piled high with difficulty, and we must rise with the occasion. As our case is new, so we must think anew and act anew.
An idea is salvation by imagination
The future is something which every one reaches at the rate of sixty minutes an hour, whatever he does, whoever he is.
Anger makes dull men witty, but it keeps them poor.
Rich men's houses are seldom beautiful, rarely comfortable, and never original. It is a constant source of surprise to people of moderate means to observe how little a big fortune contributes to Beauty.
Once you label me you negate me.
All men are liable to error; and most men are, in many points, by passion or interest, under temptation to it.
I'm not a genius. I'm just a tremendous bundle of experience.
Worry is the interest paid by those who borrow trouble.
The keenest sorrow is to recognize ourselves as the sole cause of all our adversities.