I can see in your eyes, I can see in your faces, I can see you cry. But what I want to say, there's no reason to cry. Do not, in the name of peace, go in the streets and riot.
How vain it is to sit down to write when you have not stood up to live.
Children's talent to endure stems from their ignorance of alternatives.
Courage is being scared to death... and saddling up anyway.
The world is moving so fast these days that the man who says it can't be done is generally interrupted by someone doing it.
Since it is difficult to join them together, it is safer to be feared than to be loved when one of the two must be lacking.
Sell your cleverness and buy bewilderment.
Our greatest foes - and whom we must chiefly combat - are within.
Courage is grace under pressure.
The spirit of man is an inward flame; a lamp the world blows upon but never puts out.
Each soul is potentially divine.
A toast, Jedediah, to love on my terms. Those are the only terms anybody ever knows - his own.
When one door is closed, don't you know that many more are open
Tell me thy company, and I shall tell thee what thou art.
My specialty is detached malevolence.
I would define, in brief, the poetry of words as the rhythmical creation of Beauty.
Experience without theory is blind, but theory without experience is mere intellectual play.
They have formed their own 4-H club - the hopeless, hysterical hypochondriacs of history.
The only way to deal with an unfree world is to become so absolutely free that your very existence is an act of rebellion.
Tradition becomes our security, and when the mind is secure it is in decay.
I am one of those who think like Nobel, that humanity will draw more good than evil from new discoveries.