There are books of which the backs and covers are by far the best parts.
True valor lies between cowardice and rashness.
External nature is only internal nature writ large.
I would define, in brief, the poetry of words as the rhythmical creation of Beauty.
Believe nothing, no matter where you read it, or who said it, no matter if I have said it, unless it agrees with your own reason and your own common sense.
A toast, Jedediah, to love on my terms. Those are the only terms anybody ever knows - his own.
Real stupidity beats artificial intelligence every time.
While the rest of the world has been improving technology, Ghana has been improving the quality of man's humanity to man.
Modesty and conscientiousness receive their reward only in novels. In life they are exploited and then shoved aside.
All that spirits desire, spirits attain.
I want to sing like the birds sing, not worrying about who hears or what they think.
If everything isn't black and white, I say, 'Why the hell not?'
Young heads take example of the ancient.
His modesty amounts to deformity.
With me poetry has not been a purpose, but a passion.
I have no idea. People who boast about their IQ are losers.
Everything is vague to a degree you do not realize till you have tried to make it precise.
A myth is an image in terms of which we try to make sense of the world.
Obsession is an attractive thing. People who are really, really interested and good at one thing and smart are attractive, if they're men.
A lot of people don't realize that depression is an illness. I don't wish it on anyone, but if they would know how it feels, I swear they would think twice before they just shrug it.
There is nothing more miserable in the world than to arrive in paradise and look like your passport photo.