The only way to deal with an unfree world is to become so absolutely free that your very existence is an act of rebellion.
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.
One of the advantages of being disorderly is that one is constantly making exciting discoveries.
A mediocre idea that generates enthusiasm will go further than a great idea that inspires no one.
Time is an illusion. Lunchtime doubly so.
It ain't over 'til it's over.
You sort of start thinking anything's possible if you've got enough nerve.
We are all worms, but I do believe that I am a glow-worm.
No snowflake in an avalanche ever feels responsible.
It is the story that owns and directs us. It is the thing that makes us different from cattle; it is the mark on the face that sets one people apart from their neighbors.
I would define, in brief, the poetry of words as the rhythmical creation of Beauty.
We can work together for a better world with men and women of goodwill, those who radiate the intrinsic goodness of humankind.
How lucky I am to have something that makes saying goodbye so hard.
Tomorrow is the most important thing in life. Comes into us at midnight very clean. It's perfect when it arrives and it puts itself in our hands. It hopes we've learned something from yesterday.
Maybe, just once, someone will call me 'Sir' without adding, 'You're making a scene.'
It is a good rule in life never to apologize. The right sort of people do not want apologies, and the wrong sort take a mean advantage of them.
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.
I just want to retire before I go senile because if I don't retire before I go senile, then I'll do more damage than good at that point.
All honor's wounds are self-inflicted.
There are no good girls gone wrong - just bad girls found out.
Nothing is black or white.