With me poetry has not been a purpose, but a passion.
It is not fair to ask of others what you are not willing to do yourself.
If you talk bad about country music, it's like saying bad things about my momma. Them's fightin' words.
Courage is grace under pressure.
Don't take the wrong side of an argument just because your opponent has taken the right side.
Go on, get out. Last words are for fools who haven't said enough.
There is only one way... to get anybody to do anything. And that is by making the other person want to do it.
What's with you men? Would hair stop growing on your chest if you asked directions somewhere?
Reality is wrong. Dreams are for real.
Don't tell me the moon is shining; show me the glint of light on broken glass.
I recommend that the Statue of Liberty be supplemented by a Statue of Responsibility on the west coast.
I fully realize that no wealth or position can long endure, unless built upon truth and justice; therefore, I will engage in no transaction which does not benefit all whom it affects.
We need to keep hope alive and strive to do better.
Talk low, talk slow and don't say too much.
Charity ... is the opium of the privileged.
A man can do what he wants, but not want what he wants.
His modesty amounts to deformity.
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?
Self-esteem comes from being able to define the world in your own terms and refusing to abide by the judgments of others.
Character is like a tree and reputation like a shadow. The shadow is what we think of it; the tree is the real thing.
I am one of those who think like Nobel, that humanity will draw more good than evil from new discoveries.