It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it.
Whosoever desires constant success must change his conduct with the times.
Character building begins in our infancy, and continues until death.
Who the hell wants fourteen pairs of shoes when they go on holiday? I haven't had fourteen pairs in my life.
It is better to light one small candle than to curse the darkness.
The body of man is a limitation. Only the spirit opens onto the infinite.
If you meditate, sooner or later you will come upon love. If you meditate deeply, sooner or later you will start feeling a tremendous love arising in you that you have never known before.
We write to taste life twice, in the moment and in retrospect.
People think I'm a miserable sod but it's only because I get asked such bloody miserable questions.
Life does not need to mutilate itself in order to be pure.
I must uphold my ideals, for perhaps the time will come when I shall be able to carry them out.
Always bear in mind that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any other.
Failure cannot cope with persistence.
As a rock star, I have two instincts, I want to have fun, and I want to change the world. I have a chance to do both.
It is not titles that honor men, but men that honor titles.
As the poet said, 'Only God can make a tree' - probably because it's so hard to figure out how to get the bark on.
You can't get spoiled if you do your own ironing.
I hope I shall possess firmness and virtue enough to maintain what I consider the most enviable of all titles, the character of an honest man.
A doctor can bury his mistakes, but an architect can only advise his clients to plant vines.
To love truth for truth's sake is the principal part of human perfection in this world, and the seed-plot of all other virtues.
Be interesting, be enthusiastic... and don't talk too much.