Sanity is a madness put to good uses.
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
There are two things children should get from their parents: roots and wings.
No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.
With me poetry has not been a purpose, but a passion.
Will and intellect are one and the same thing.
If you've got them by the balls their hearts and minds will follow.
I can bear any pain as long as it has meaning.
We must not always talk in the market-place of what happens to us in the forest.
I may not be better than other people, but at least I'm different.
The only way to deal with an unfree world is to become so absolutely free that your very existence is an act of rebellion.
When a man is tired of London, he is tired of life; for there is in London all that life can afford.
If from Society we learn to live Tis Solitude should teach us how to die; It hath no flatterers.
Keep things at arm's length... If you let anything come too near you want to hold on to it. And there is nothing a man can hold on to.
The paranoid is never entirely mistaken.
Too often we enjoy the comfort of opinion without the discomfort of thought.
Self-pity is our worst enemy and if we yield to it, we can never do anything wise in this world.
When we are no longer able to change a situation - we are challenged to change ourselves.
Forewarned, forearmed. To be prepared is half the victory.
It is a process of diverting one's scattered forces into one powerful channel.
The poor are prevented from thinking by the discipline of others, the rich by their own.