There is no terror in the bang, only in the anticipation of it.
I want to sing like the birds sing, not worrying about who hears or what they think.
The promise given was a necessity of the past: the word broken is a necessity of the present.
Abuse of words has been the great instrument of sophistry and chicanery, of party, faction, and division of society.
I like to think of myself at home in the armchair, writing, smoking and occasionally wandering down the shop.
The people I distrust most are those who want to improve our lives but have only one course of action.
All men are prepared to accomplish the incredible if their ideals are threatened.
I find it rather easy to portray a businessman. Being bland, rather cruel and incompetent comes naturally to me.
The universe we observe has precisely the properties we should expect if there is, at bottom, no design, no purpose, no evil and no good, nothing but blind pitiless indifference.
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.
All is mine but nothing owned, nothing owned for memory, and mine only while I look.
We must not always talk in the market-place of what happens to us in the forest.
Humility is attentive patience.
Rhyme, that enslaved queen, that supreme charm of our poetry, that creator of our meter.
Beneath the makeup and behind the smile I am just a girl who wishes for the world.
Once you label me you negate me.
Nothing is black or white.
Worry is the interest paid by those who borrow trouble.
The keenest sorrow is to recognize ourselves as the sole cause of all our adversities.
Show love, compassion, protection & generosity to those who depend on you – in fact, to everyone.
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.