I'm not a genius. I'm just a tremendous bundle of experience.
Liberty, according to my metaphysics is a self-determining power in an intellectual agent. It implies thought and choice and power.
I love deadlines. I like the whooshing sound they make as they fly by.
A woman can be over dressed but never over elegant.
Could be worse . . . I could be Sting.
If you never stop when you wave goodbye you just might find, if you give it time, you will wave hello again...
There is the view that poetry should improve your life. I think people confuse it with the Salvation Army.
There is a real magic in enthusiasm. It spells the difference between mediocrity and accomplishment
Terrorism is the tactic of demanding the impossible, and demanding it at gunpoint.
What is to give light must endure burning.
Young heads take example of the ancient.
A great city is the place to escape the true drama of provincial life, and find solace in fantasy.
Children's talent to endure stems from their ignorance of alternatives.
New opinions are always suspected, and usually opposed, without any other reason but because they are not common.
The hardest thing to explain is the glaringly evident which everybody has decided not to see.
With me poetry has not been a purpose, but a passion.
I have a simple philosophy. Fill what's empty. Empty what's full. And scratch where it itches.
Charity ... is the opium of the privileged.
Go on, get out. Last words are for fools who haven't said enough.
If you talk bad about country music, it's like saying bad things about my momma. Them's fightin' words.
Women have the right to work wherever they want, as long as they have the dinner ready when you get home.