All that you accomplish or fail to accomplish with your life is the direct result of your thoughts.
I must uphold my ideals, for perhaps the time will come when I shall be able to carry them out.
With me poetry has not been a purpose, but a passion.
Patriotism is the last refuge of a scoundrel.
I want to go ahead of Father Time with a scythe of my own.
If one is to be called a liar, one may as well make an effort to deserve the name.
Pain is inevitable. Suffering is optional.
Some newspapers are fit only to line the bottom of bird cages.
What is to give light must endure burning.
He alone, who owns the youth, gains the future.
Religion and art spring from the same root and are close kin. Economics and art are strangers.
I speak for the trees, for the trees have no tongues.
It is the story that owns and directs us. It is the thing that makes us different from cattle; it is the mark on the face that sets one people apart from their neighbors.
A jug fills drop by drop.
Rhyme, that enslaved queen, that supreme charm of our poetry, that creator of our meter.
There are books of which the backs and covers are by far the best parts.
Of puns it has been said that those who most dislike them are those who are least able to utter them.
Computers are useless. They can only give you answers.
Get off your butt and join the Marines!
I think we're having fun. I think our customers really like our products. And we're always trying to do better.
I have only ever read one book in my life, and that is White Fang. It's so frightfully good I've never bothered to read another.