With me poetry has not been a purpose, but a passion.
Self-pity is our worst enemy and if we yield to it, we can never do anything wise in this world.
No temptation can gravitate to a man unless there is that in his heart which is capable of responding to it.
I could see that, if not actually disgruntled, he was far from being gruntled.
There is only one difference between a madman and me. The madman thinks he is sane. I know I am mad.
It is a good rule in life never to apologize. The right sort of people do not want apologies, and the wrong sort take a mean advantage of them.
Our greatest foes - and whom we must chiefly combat - are within.
Give up trying to make me give up
To the young people I say, you are a gift to your communities and indeed the world. You are our hope and our future.
If you pick up a starving dog and make him prosperous he will not bite you. This is the principal difference between a dog and man.
Your personal nature seeks its paradise.
I want to put a ding in the universe.
Could be worse . . . I could be Sting.
When we are no longer able to change a situation - we are challenged to change ourselves.
To find a man's true character, play golf with him.
The future is something which every one reaches at the rate of sixty minutes an hour, whatever he does, whoever he is.
If you follow every dream, you might get lost.
Genius is one percent inspiration and ninety-nine percent perspiration.
Talk low, talk slow and don't say too much.
Human decency is not derived from religion. It precedes it.
Computers are useless. They can only give you answers.