He who would accomplish little must sacrifice little; he who would achieve much must sacrifice much; he who would attain highly must sacrifice greatly.
One of the advantages of being disorderly is that one is constantly making exciting discoveries.
By desiring little, a poor man makes himself rich.
People create stories create people; or rather stories create people create stories.
Being unwanted, unloved, uncared for, forgotten by everybody, I think that is a much greater hunger, a much greater poverty than the person who has nothing to eat.
Do it again on the next verse, and people think you meant it.
Since it is difficult to join them together, it is safer to be feared than to be loved when one of the two must be lacking.
Go on, get out. Last words are for fools who haven't said enough.
With me poetry has not been a purpose, but a passion.
Central banks don't have divine wisdom. They try to do the best analysis they can and must be prepared to stand or fall by the quality of that analysis.
Beauty of whatever kind, in its supreme development, invariably excites the sensitive soul to tears.
Words have no power to impress the mind without the exquisite horror of their reality.
All is mine but nothing owned, nothing owned for memory, and mine only while I look.
There is an eloquence in true enthusiasm.
To be rooted is perhaps the most important and least recognized need of the human soul.
Parents are usually more careful to bestow knowledge on their children rather than virtue, the art of speaking well rather than doing well; but their manners should be of the greatest concern.
I have noticed that nothing I have never said ever did me any harm.
I've learned that you shouldn't go through life with a catcher's mitt on both hands; you need to be able to throw something back.
All honor's wounds are self-inflicted.
Do unto those downstream as you would have those upstream do unto you.
Memories warm you up from the inside. But they also tear you apart.