Genius is sorrow's child.
I sound my barbaric yawp over the rooftops of the world.
Light thinks it travels faster than anything but it is wrong. No matter how fast light travels, it finds the darkness has always got there first, and is waiting for it.
The secret of being a bore is to tell everything.
Hope is like the sun, which, as we journey toward it, casts the shadow of our burden behind us.
The death of a beautiful woman, is unquestionably the most poetical topic in the world.
I can see in your eyes, I can see in your faces, I can see you cry. But what I want to say, there's no reason to cry. Do not, in the name of peace, go in the streets and riot.
Surrealism is destructive, but it destroys only what it considers to be shackles limiting our vision.
No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.
Parents can only give good advice or put them on the right paths, but the final forming of a person's character lies in their own hands
When you do things from your soul, you feel a river moving in you, a joy.
A place for everything, and everything in its place.
In the rush for justice it is important not to lose sight of principles the country holds dear.
That which costs little is less valued.
Reverence does not die with mortals, nor does it perish whether they live or die.
All battles are fought by scared men who'd rather be some place else.
The Declaration of Independence I always considered as a theatrical show. Jefferson ran away with all the stage effect of that... and all the glory of it.
Modesty and conscientiousness receive their reward only in novels. In life they are exploited and then shoved aside.
Experience without theory is blind, but theory without experience is mere intellectual play.
Children show me in their playful smiles the divine in everyone.
Parents wonder why the streams are bitter, when they themselves have poisoned the fountain.