When you get to a certain age, there is no coming back.
Dare to risk public criticism.
Few men have virtue to withstand the highest bidder.
Blessed are the cracked, for they shall let in the light.
Deep in the human unconscious is a pervasive need for a logical universe that makes sense. But the real universe is always one step beyond logic.
Those who restrain desire do so because theirs is weak enough to be restrained.
Sunlight is painting.
His modesty amounts to deformity.
I want to sing like the birds sing, not worrying about who hears or what they think.
The gift of words is the gift of deception and illusion.
All men are liable to error; and most men are, in many points, by passion or interest, under temptation to it.
A girl should be two things: classy and fabulous.
My specialty is detached malevolence.
The right of a nation to kill a tyrant in case of necessity can no more be doubted than to hang a robber, or kill a flea.
When one door is closed, don't you know that many more are open
Do it again on the next verse, and people think you meant it.
You always admire what you really don't understand.
There is the view that poetry should improve your life. I think people confuse it with the Salvation Army.
Learn to give, whether you have plenty or little, whether you are happy or in pain.
In ballet a complicated story is impossible to tell... we can't dance synonyms.
There's real poetry in the real world. Science is the poetry of reality