I am not ashamed to confess that I am ignorant of what I do not know.
If you follow every dream, you might get lost.
Remember upon the conduct of each depends the fate of all.
My loneliness was born when men praised my talkative faults and blamed my silent virtues.
With me poetry has not been a purpose, but a passion.
All the perplexities, confusion and distress in America arise, not from defects in their Constitution or Confederation, not from want of honor or virtue, so much as from the downright ignorance of the nature of coin, credit and circulation.
Only those with no memory insist on their originality.
There is no such thing as a Christian child: only a child of Christian parents.
Being an intellectual creates a lot of questions and no answers.
There is nothing to writing. All you do is sit down at a typewriter and bleed.
When one door is closed, don't you know that many more are open
Comedy is acting out optimism.
There is not such a cradle of democracy upon the earth as the Free Public Library, this republic of letters, where neither rank, office, nor wealth receives the slightest consideration.
Fashion changes, but style endures.
I think we're having fun. I think our customers really like our products. And we're always trying to do better.
Self-pity is our worst enemy and if we yield to it, we can never do anything wise in this world.
Confusion of goals and perfection of means seems, in my opinion, to characterize our age.
I don't do drugs, I am drugs
Tradition becomes our security, and when the mind is secure it is in decay.
Reality is wrong. Dreams are for real.
The good times of today are the sad thoughts of tomorrow.