What is necessary to change a person is to change his awareness of himself.
To forbid us anything is to make us have a mind for it.
All is mine but nothing owned, nothing owned for memory, and mine only while I look.
Every time you are tempted to react in the same old way, ask if you want to be a prisoner of the past or a pioneer of the future.
Society is now one polished horde, Formed of two mighty tribes, The Bores and the Bored.
I recommend that the Statue of Liberty be supplemented by a Statue of Responsibility on the west coast.
All battles are fought by scared men who'd rather be some place else.
To hell with circumstances; I create opportunities.
Modesty and conscientiousness receive their reward only in novels. In life they are exploited and then shoved aside.
I will indulge my sorrows, and give way to all the pangs and fury of despair.
There are no facts, only interpretations.
How lucky I am to have something that makes saying goodbye so hard.
I think we're having fun. I think our customers really like our products. And we're always trying to do better.
There's no such thing as perfect writing, just like there's no such thing as perfect despair.
Rhyme, that enslaved queen, that supreme charm of our poetry, that creator of our meter.
A man can do what he wants, but not want what he wants.
All of us have moments in our lives that test our courage. Taking children into a house with a white carpet is one of them.
Reputation is what men and women think of us; character is what God and angels know of us.
The true test of a man's character is what he does when no one is watching.
Central banks don't have divine wisdom. They try to do the best analysis they can and must be prepared to stand or fall by the quality of that analysis.
All that spirits desire, spirits attain.