Work is the rent you pay for the room you occupy on earth.
The gift of words is the gift of deception and illusion.
We must not always talk in the market-place of what happens to us in the forest.
I'm not afraid of dying I just don't want to be there when it happens.
My idea of an agreeable person is a person who agrees with me.
Sell your cleverness and buy bewilderment.
How vain it is to sit down to write when you have not stood up to live.
Who are you to judge the life I live? I know I'm not perfect-and I don't live to be-but before you start pointing fingers... make sure your hands are clean!
A good liar must have a good memory.
Freedom lies in being bold.
You are 27 or 28 right? It is very tough to live at that age. When nothing is sure. I have sympathy with you.
It is a good rule in life never to apologize. The right sort of people do not want apologies, and the wrong sort take a mean advantage of them.
Beauty of whatever kind, in its supreme development, invariably excites the sensitive soul to tears.
The hardest thing to explain is the glaringly evident which everybody has decided not to see.
Wisely, and slow. They stumble that run fast.
It seldom happens that any felicity comes so pure as not to be tempered and allayed by some mixture of sorrow.
When I had nothing to lose, I had everything. When I stopped being who I am, I found myself.
The two offices of memory are collection and distribution.
I am only one, but still I am one. I cannot do everything, but still I can do something; and because I cannot do everything, I will not refuse to do something that I can do.
It is wonderful when you don't have the fear, and a lot of the time I don't ... I focus on what needs to be done instead.
The idea is to write it so that people hear it and it slides through the brain and goes straight to the heart.