Forewarned, forearmed. To be prepared is half the victory.
No flying machine will ever fly from New York to Paris.
Could be worse . . . I could be Sting.
You are like my little dog; when people see you, they know I am nearby.
If we all worked on the assumption that what is accepted as true is really true, there would be little hope of advance.
How vain it is to sit down to write when you have not stood up to live.
Face the facts of being what you are, for that is what changes what you are.
Parents wonder why the streams are bitter, when they themselves have poisoned the fountain.
When I had nothing to lose, I had everything. When I stopped being who I am, I found myself.
The only thing worse than being blind is having sight but no vision.
Advice to intellectuals: let no-one represent you.
You can have everything in life that you want if you just give enough other people what they want.
Dare to risk public criticism.
A process cannot be understood by stopping it. Understanding must move with the flow of the process, must join it and flow with it.
I've always had an obligation to creation, above all.
Young heads take example of the ancient.
Any non-commissioned officer is more of an enemy to a recruit, any schoolmaster to a pupil, then they are if they were free.
At the bottom of enmity between strangers lies indifference.
The death of a beautiful woman, is unquestionably the most poetical topic in the world.
Few men have virtue to withstand the highest bidder.
I want to put a ding in the universe.