If one is to be called a liar, one may as well make an effort to deserve the name.
Courage is being scared to death... and saddling up anyway.
Faith is the art of holding on to things your reason has once accepted, in spite of your changing moods.
To give pleasure to a single heart by a single act is better than a thousand heads bowing in prayer.
It is so hard to believe because it is so hard to obey.
If you try to cure evil with evil you will add more pain to your fate.
The first method for estimating the intelligence of a ruler is to look at the men he has around him.
An idea is salvation by imagination
My idea of heaven is a place where the Tyne meets the Delta, where folk music meets the blues.
Life can be pulled by goals just as surely as it can be pushed by drives.
Don't walk behind me; I may not lead. Don't walk in front of me; I may not follow. Just walk beside me and be my friend.
Immoderate desire is the mark of a child, not a man.
It was the first time I was ever in love, and I learned a lot. Before that I'd never even thought about killing myself.
One of the most common causes of failure is the habit of quitting when one is overtaken by temporary defeat.
To love oneself is the beginning of a lifelong romance.
Of all the things I`ve lost I miss my mind the most.
The greatest minds are capable of the greatest vices as well as of the greatest virtues.
It's often just enough to be with someone. I don't need to touch them. Not even talk. A feeling passes between you both. You're not alone.
I have nothing to declare except my genius.
My specialty is detached malevolence.
To read is to fly: it is to soar to a point of vantage which gives a view over wide terrains of history, human variety, ideas, shared experience and the fruits of many inquiries.