I just want to retire before I go senile because if I don't retire before I go senile, then I'll do more damage than good at that point.
To find a man's true character, play golf with him.
Will and intellect are one and the same thing.
We are all now connected by the Internet, like neurons in a giant brain.
To be rooted is perhaps the most important and least recognized need of the human soul.
The mind that finds its way to wild places is the poet's; but the mind that never finds its way back is the lunatic's.
The idea is to write it so that people hear it and it slides through the brain and goes straight to the heart.
It is a mistake to think you can solve any major problems just with potatoes.
Everything is vague to a degree you do not realize till you have tried to make it precise.
Don't take the wrong side of an argument just because your opponent has taken the right side.
Fashion changes, but style endures.
The more intense the nature of a man, the more readily will he find meditation, and the more successfully will he practice it.
I'm not a genius. I'm just a tremendous bundle of experience.
There is the view that poetry should improve your life. I think people confuse it with the Salvation Army.
You hear a lot of dialogue on the death of the American family. Families aren't dying. They're merging into big conglomerates.
What do you despise? By this are you truly known.
Believe nothing, no matter where you read it, or who said it, no matter if I have said it, unless it agrees with your own reason and your own common sense.
You can't deny laughter; when it comes, it plops down in your favorite chair and stays as long as it wants.
Advice to intellectuals: let no-one represent you.
I love children, especially when they cry, for then someone takes them away.
Talk low, talk slow and don't say too much.