A good goal is like a strenuous exercise - it makes you stretch.
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.
Time is an illusion. Lunchtime doubly so.
A mediocre idea that generates enthusiasm will go further than a great idea that inspires no one.
People create stories create people; or rather stories create people create stories.
A book is a mirror: if an ape looks into it an apostle is hardly likely to look out.
You cant have a plan for your day, til you have a plan for your life.
I would define, in brief, the poetry of words as the rhythmical creation of Beauty.
Good actions ennoble us, and we are the sons of our deeds.
For the meaning of life differs from man to man, from day to day and from hour to hour. What matters, therefore, is not the meaning of life in general but rather the specific meaning of a person's life at a given moment.
There are two things children should get from their parents: roots and wings.
In order to be irreplaceable, one must always be different.
We must find time to stop and thank the people who make a difference in our lives
Words have no power to impress the mind without the exquisite horror of their reality.
Surrealism is destructive, but it destroys only what it considers to be shackles limiting our vision.
The more you like yourself, the less you are like anyone else, which makes you unique.
Everything is vague to a degree you do not realize till you have tried to make it precise.
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.
Modesty and conscientiousness receive their reward only in novels. In life they are exploited and then shoved aside.
When we are no longer able to change a situation - we are challenged to change ourselves.
Usually when people are sad, they don't do anything. They just cry over their condition. But when they get angry, they bring about a change.