Passion goes, Boredom remains.
I want to sing like the birds sing, not worrying about who hears or what they think.
I do not argue with obstinate men. I act in spite of them.
Christmas to a child is the first terrible proof that to travel hopefully is better than to arrive.
There is only one way... to get anybody to do anything. And that is by making the other person want to do it.
There is the view that poetry should improve your life. I think people confuse it with the Salvation Army.
Where grief is fresh, any attempt to divert it only irritates.
Time means a lot to me because you see I am also a learner and am often lost in the joy of forever developing.
Modesty and conscientiousness receive their reward only in novels. In life they are exploited and then shoved aside.
Be less curious about people and more curious about ideas.
I speak for the trees, for the trees have no tongues.
When I had nothing to lose, I had everything. When I stopped being who I am, I found myself.
The mind that finds its way to wild places is the poet's; but the mind that never finds its way back is the lunatic's.
There are no good girls gone wrong - just bad girls found out.
I would define, in brief, the poetry of words as the rhythmical creation of Beauty.
Do it again on the next verse, and people think you meant it.
You’ll miss the best things if you keep your eyes shut.
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.
The advantage of a bad memory is that one enjoys several times the same good thing for the first time.
One of the great penalties those of us who live our lives in full view of the public must pay is the loss of that most cherished birthright of man's, privacy.
We can work together for a better world with men and women of goodwill, those who radiate the intrinsic goodness of humankind.