All that spirits desire, spirits attain.
When the dog looks at you, the dog is not thinking what kind of a person you are. The dog is not judging you.
Human decency is not derived from religion. It precedes it.
The destruction of the past is perhaps the greatest of all crimes.
No man for any considerable period can wear one face to himself and another to the multitude, without finally getting bewildered as to which may be the true.
A person preaches well that lives well.
All satire is blind to the forces liberated by decay. Which is why total decay has absorbed the forces of satire.
My specialty is detached malevolence.
Never accept a drink from a urologist.
Usually when people are sad, they don't do anything. They just cry over their condition. But when they get angry, they bring about a change.
Humility is attentive patience.
There is the view that poetry should improve your life. I think people confuse it with the Salvation Army.
I fully realize that no wealth or position can long endure, unless built upon truth and justice; therefore, I will engage in no transaction which does not benefit all whom it affects.
Moonlight is sculpture.
There is a real magic in enthusiasm. It spells the difference between mediocrity and accomplishment
A toast, Jedediah, to love on my terms. Those are the only terms anybody ever knows - his own.
He who possesses most must be most afraid of loss.
I have often been accused of putting my foot in my mouth, but I will never put my hand in your pockets
If a little is great, and a lot is better, then way too much is just about right!
The American people should be made aware of the trend toward monopolization of the great public information vehicles and the concentration of more and more power over public opinion in fewer and fewer hands.
It is a process of diverting one's scattered forces into one powerful channel.