Surrealism is destructive, but it destroys only what it considers to be shackles limiting our vision.
The greatness of a man is not in how much wealth he acquires, but in his integrity and his ability to affect those around him positively.
To be rooted is perhaps the most important and least recognized need of the human soul.
The dogmas of the quiet past are inadequate to the stormy present. The occasion is piled high with difficulty, and we must rise with the occasion. As our case is new, so we must think anew and act anew.
The only thing worse than being blind is having sight but no vision.
Worry is the interest paid by those who borrow trouble.
We are all worms, but I do believe that I am a glow-worm.
The idea is to write it so that people hear it and it slides through the brain and goes straight to the heart.
We must find time to stop and thank the people who make a difference in our lives
Reputation is what men and women think of us; character is what God and angels know of us.
Don't send me flowers when I'm dead. If you like me, send them while I'm alive.
I must uphold my ideals, for perhaps the time will come when I shall be able to carry them out.
You’ll miss the best things if you keep your eyes shut.
Abuse of words has been the great instrument of sophistry and chicanery, of party, faction, and division of society.
A designer is an emerging synthesis of artist, inventor, mechanic, objective economist and evolutionary strategist.
In the increasingly convincing darkness the words become palpable, like a fruit that is too beautiful to eat.
We princes are set as it were upon stages in the sight and view of the world.
Character is like a tree and reputation like a shadow. The shadow is what we think of it; the tree is the real thing.
There is only one difference between a madman and me. The madman thinks he is sane. I know I am mad.
Courage is not simply one of the virtues, but the form of every virtue at the testing point.
Modesty and conscientiousness receive their reward only in novels. In life they are exploited and then shoved aside.