Words have no power to impress the mind without the exquisite horror of their reality.
It is piracy, not overt online music stores, which is our main competitor.
So many women just don't know how great they really are. They come to us all vogue outside and vague on the inside.
If the misery of the poor be caused not by the laws of nature, but by our institutions, great is our sin.
My loneliness was born when men praised my talkative faults and blamed my silent virtues.
An intellectual is a man who doesn't know how to park a bike.
Animals, whom we have made our slaves, we do not like to consider our equal.
The more you like yourself, the less you are like anyone else, which makes you unique.
Terrorism is the tactic of demanding the impossible, and demanding it at gunpoint.
Every time you are tempted to react in the same old way, ask if you want to be a prisoner of the past or a pioneer of the future.
Rhyme, that enslaved queen, that supreme charm of our poetry, that creator of our meter.
Quote me as saying I was mis-quoted.
When people start asking you to do the same thing over and over again, that's when you know you're way too close to something that you don't want to be near.
Courage is grace under pressure.
We are all now connected by the Internet, like neurons in a giant brain.
Everything beautiful has a mark of eternity.
With me poetry has not been a purpose, but a passion.
At the bottom of enmity between strangers lies indifference.
Do it again on the next verse, and people think you meant it.
For a moment, nothing happened. Then, after a second or so, nothing continued to happen.
A myth is an image in terms of which we try to make sense of the world.