If you could kick the person in the pants responsible for most of your trouble, you wouldn't sit for a month.
As I grow older, I pay less attention to what men say. I just watch what they do.
When something is important enough, you do it even if the odds are not in your favor.
The keenest sorrow is to recognize ourselves as the sole cause of all our adversities.
An idea is salvation by imagination
The future ain't what it used to be.
I would define, in brief, the poetry of words as the rhythmical creation of Beauty.
The people who are doing the work are the moving force behind the Macintosh. My job is to create a space for them, to clear out the rest of the organization and keep it at bay.
Worry is the interest paid by those who borrow trouble.
A lot of people don't realize that depression is an illness. I don't wish it on anyone, but if they would know how it feels, I swear they would think twice before they just shrug it.
Authority, without any condition and reservation, belongs to the nation.
Learn to give, whether you have plenty or little, whether you are happy or in pain.
A great city is the place to escape the true drama of provincial life, and find solace in fantasy.
Rhyme, that enslaved queen, that supreme charm of our poetry, that creator of our meter.
Believe nothing, no matter where you read it, or who said it, no matter if I have said it, unless it agrees with your own reason and your own common sense.
Courage is grace under pressure.
Common sense is not so common.
The death of a beautiful woman, is unquestionably the most poetical topic in the world.
When people talk of the freedom of writing, speaking or thinking I cannot choose but laugh. No such thing ever existed. No such thing now exists; but I hope it will exist. But it must be hundreds of years after you and I shall write and speak no more.
My idea of an agreeable person is a person who agrees with me.
I may not be better than other people, but at least I'm different.