Will and intellect are one and the same thing.
A person preaches well that lives well.
Those who restrain desire do so because theirs is weak enough to be restrained.
The cure for boredom is curiosity.There is no cure for curiosity.
No man for any considerable period can wear one face to himself and another to the multitude, without finally getting bewildered as to which may be the true.
It's sad when someone you know becomes someone you knew.
I like to think of myself at home in the armchair, writing, smoking and occasionally wandering down the shop.
When I had nothing to lose, I had everything. When I stopped being who I am, I found myself.
Too often we enjoy the comfort of opinion without the discomfort of thought.
Once you label me you negate me.
Genius is sorrow's child.
Get off your butt and join the Marines!
External nature is only internal nature writ large.
I would define, in brief, the poetry of words as the rhythmical creation of Beauty.
Certainty? In this world nothing is certain but death and taxes.
We can't become what we need to be by remaining what we are.
Don't send me flowers when I'm dead. If you like me, send them while I'm alive.
Rich men's houses are seldom beautiful, rarely comfortable, and never original. It is a constant source of surprise to people of moderate means to observe how little a big fortune contributes to Beauty.
It ain't over 'til it's over.
Blessed are the cracked, for they shall let in the light.
Dream lofty dreams, and as you dream, so you shall become. Your vision is the promise of what you shall one day be; your ideal is the prophecy of what you shall at last unveil.