Beauty of whatever kind, in its supreme development, invariably excites the sensitive soul to tears.
I like to think of myself at home in the armchair, writing, smoking and occasionally wandering down the shop.
All men are prepared to accomplish the incredible if their ideals are threatened.
Rhyme, that enslaved queen, that supreme charm of our poetry, that creator of our meter.
Real stupidity beats artificial intelligence every time.
Usually when people are sad, they don't do anything. They just cry over their condition. But when they get angry, they bring about a change.
We are all now connected by the Internet, like neurons in a giant brain.
The people I distrust most are those who want to improve our lives but have only one course of action.
Liberty, according to my metaphysics is a self-determining power in an intellectual agent. It implies thought and choice and power.
Be that self which one truly is.
Will and intellect are one and the same thing.
I don't watch television, I think it destroys the art of talking about oneself.
Sunlight is painting.
All is disgust when a man leaves his own nature and does what is unfit.
A good goal is like a strenuous exercise - it makes you stretch.
Children show me in their playful smiles the divine in everyone.
You're only given a little spark of madness. You mustn't lose it.
The cloud is free only to go with the wind. The rain is free only in falling.
There is only one difference between a madman and me. The madman thinks he is sane. I know I am mad.
The destruction of the past is perhaps the greatest of all crimes.
There is nothing like returning to a place that remains unchanged to find the ways in which you yourself have altered.