Give them pleasure. The same pleasure they have when they wake up from a nightmare.
Religion and art spring from the same root and are close kin. Economics and art are strangers.
Christmas to a child is the first terrible proof that to travel hopefully is better than to arrive.
When the dog looks at you, the dog is not thinking what kind of a person you are. The dog is not judging you.
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.
If a dog will not come to you after having looked you in the face, you should go home and examine your conscience.
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.
Remember upon the conduct of each depends the fate of all.
Society is now one polished horde, Formed of two mighty tribes, The Bores and the Bored.
Dream lofty dreams, and as you dream, so you shall become. Your vision is the promise of what you shall one day be; your ideal is the prophecy of what you shall at last unveil.
The destruction of the past is perhaps the greatest of all crimes.
The two offices of memory are collection and distribution.
Our greatest foes - and whom we must chiefly combat - are within.
Every man's memory is his private literature.
Be like a tree and let the dead leaves drop.
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.
Words have no power to impress the mind without the exquisite horror of their reality.
A person preaches well that lives well.
A good traveller has no fixed plans, and is not intent on arriving.
Sometimes glass glitters more than diamonds because it has more to prove.
We need to keep hope alive and strive to do better.