Maybe you are searching among the branches, for what only appears in the roots.
The dogmas of the quiet past are inadequate to the stormy present. The occasion is piled high with difficulty, and we must rise with the occasion. As our case is new, so we must think anew and act anew.
Anything that makes weak - physically, intellectually and spiritually, reject it as poison.
The advantage of a bad memory is that one enjoys several times the same good thing for the first time.
Parents wonder why the streams are bitter, when they themselves have poisoned the fountain.
When one door is closed, don't you know that many more are open
Self-pity is our worst enemy and if we yield to it, we can never do anything wise in this world.
If information and knowledge are central to democracy, they are the conditions for development.
Surrealism is destructive, but it destroys only what it considers to be shackles limiting our vision.
I must uphold my ideals, for perhaps the time will come when I shall be able to carry them out.
Courage is grace under pressure.
Being an intellectual creates a lot of questions and no answers.
I used to desire many, many things, but now I have just one desire, and thats to get rid of all my other desires.
Quote me as saying I was mis-quoted.
An intellectual is a man who doesn't know how to park a bike.
The hardest thing to explain is the glaringly evident which everybody has decided not to see.
Remember upon the conduct of each depends the fate of all.
That which costs little is less valued.
He who never made a mistake, never made a discovery.
I would define, in brief, the poetry of words as the rhythmical creation of Beauty.
Charity ... is the opium of the privileged.