We often discover what will do by finding out what will not do; and probably he who never made a mistake never made a discovery.
External nature is only internal nature writ large.
The last of human freedoms - the ability to chose one's attitude in a given set of circumstances.
I don't do drugs, I am drugs
I do not argue with obstinate men. I act in spite of them.
You just have to keep on doing what you do. It's the lesson I get from my husband; he just says, Keep going. Start by starting.
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.
Could be worse . . . I could be Sting.
I would define, in brief, the poetry of words as the rhythmical creation of Beauty.
I am not now That which I have been.
I feel as if I were a piece in a game of chess, when my opponent says of it: That piece cannot be moved.
Memories warm you up from the inside. But they also tear you apart.
Comedy is acting out optimism.
As long as we believe in absurdities we shall continue to commit atrocities.
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.
I have a simple philosophy. Fill what's empty. Empty what's full. And scratch where it itches.
Worry is the interest paid by those who borrow trouble.
Be like a tree and let the dead leaves drop.
Purity of heart is to will one thing.
There is a real magic in enthusiasm. It spells the difference between mediocrity and accomplishment
The only way to deal with an unfree world is to become so absolutely free that your very existence is an act of rebellion.