God creates, I do not create. I assemble and I steal everywhere to do it - from what I see, from what the dancers can do, from what others do.
People create stories create people; or rather stories create people create stories.
The joke of our time is the suicide of intention.
Freedom is from within.
Learn to give, whether you have plenty or little, whether you are happy or in pain.
I feel as if I were a piece in a game of chess, when my opponent says of it: That piece cannot be moved.
It's better to be unhappy alone than unhappy with someone.
Obsession is an attractive thing. People who are really, really interested and good at one thing and smart are attractive, if they're men.
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.
Until we're educating every kid in a fantastic way, until every inner city is cleaned up, there is no shortage of things to do.
A person preaches well that lives well.
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.
Beauty of whatever kind, in its supreme development, invariably excites the sensitive soul to tears.
I believe today that my conduct is in accordance with the will of the Almighty Creator
It is piracy, not overt online music stores, which is our main competitor.
Few men have virtue to withstand the highest bidder.
I'm not afraid of dying I just don't want to be there when it happens.
New opinions are always suspected, and usually opposed, without any other reason but because they are not common.
Rhyme, that enslaved queen, that supreme charm of our poetry, that creator of our meter.
I sound my barbaric yawp over the rooftops of the world.
Society is now one polished horde, Formed of two mighty tribes, The Bores and the Bored.