The advantage of a bad memory is that one enjoys several times the same good thing for the first time.
Learn to give, whether you have plenty or little, whether you are happy or in pain.
True valor lies between cowardice and rashness.
I have no idea. People who boast about their IQ are losers.
People think I'm a miserable sod but it's only because I get asked such bloody miserable questions.
Religion and art spring from the same root and are close kin. Economics and art are strangers.
There are two things children should get from their parents: roots and wings.
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 feel as if I were a piece in a game of chess, when my opponent says of it: That piece cannot be moved.
How vain it is to sit down to write when you have not stood up to live.
The Declaration of Independence I always considered as a theatrical show. Jefferson ran away with all the stage effect of that... and all the glory of it.
There is a real magic in enthusiasm. It spells the difference between mediocrity and accomplishment
With me poetry has not been a purpose, but a passion.
You are 27 or 28 right? It is very tough to live at that age. When nothing is sure. I have sympathy with you.
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 could see that, if not actually disgruntled, he was far from being gruntled.
The cure for boredom is curiosity.There is no cure for curiosity.
The promise given was a necessity of the past: the word broken is a necessity of the present.
Ladies who play with fire must remember that smoke gets in their eyes.
Moonlight is sculpture.
You’ll miss the best things if you keep your eyes shut.