Rich men's houses are seldom beautiful, rarely comfortable, and never original. It is a constant source of surprise to people of moderate means to observe how little a big fortune contributes to Beauty.
The only thing worse than being blind is having sight but no vision.
He who possesses most must be most afraid of loss.
Racism is a much more clandestine, much more hidden kind of phenomenon, but at the same time it's perhaps far more terrible than it's ever been.
We are all worms, but I do believe that I am a glow-worm.
The lifestyle I`ve been living for the last 30 years, I could have been dead a thousand times.
Do it again on the next verse, and people think you meant it.
When people start asking you to do the same thing over and over again, that's when you know you're way too close to something that you don't want to be near.
All human actions have one or more of these seven causes: chance, nature, compulsion, habit, reason, passion, and desire.
You can have anything in this world you want, if you want it badly enough and you're willing to pay the price.
A mediocre idea that generates enthusiasm will go further than a great idea that inspires no one.
I feel as if I were a piece in a game of chess, when my opponent says of it: That piece cannot be moved.
The difficulty is to try and teach the multitude that something can be true and untrue at the same time.
Everyone is born a genius, but the process of living de-geniuses them.
You can have everything in life that you want if you just give enough other people what they want.
New opinions are always suspected, and usually opposed, without any other reason but because they are not common.
Freedom is from within.
Being powerful is like being a lady. If you have to tell people you are, you aren't.
There is nothing more miserable in the world than to arrive in paradise and look like your passport photo.
Freedom lies in being bold.
Blessed are the cracked, for they shall let in the light.