There is nothing to writing. All you do is sit down at a typewriter and bleed.
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.
There is not such a cradle of democracy upon the earth as the Free Public Library, this republic of letters, where neither rank, office, nor wealth receives the slightest consideration.
There is nothing more miserable in the world than to arrive in paradise and look like your passport photo.
There is a real magic in enthusiasm. It spells the difference between mediocrity and accomplishment
Only those with no memory insist on their originality.
The only thing worse than being blind is having sight but no vision.
The spirit of man is an inward flame; a lamp the world blows upon but never puts out.
Sometimes glass glitters more than diamonds because it has more to prove.
When one door is closed, don't you know that many more are open
I speak for the trees, for the trees have no tongues.
Liberty, according to my metaphysics is a self-determining power in an intellectual agent. It implies thought and choice and power.
When the dog looks at you, the dog is not thinking what kind of a person you are. The dog is not judging you.
The secret of being a bore is to tell everything.
Anger makes dull men witty, but it keeps them poor.
There is the view that poetry should improve your life. I think people confuse it with the Salvation Army.
Children are a wonderful gift. They have an extraordinary capacity to see into the heart of things and to expose sham and humbug for what they are.
It's better to be unhappy alone than unhappy with someone.
Freedom is from within.
Common sense is the most widely shared commodity in the world, for every man is convinced that he is well supplied with it.
To hell with circumstances; I create opportunities.