Humility is attentive patience.
Be less curious about people and more curious about ideas.
Not simply one of the virtues but the form of every virtue at the testing point, which means at the point of highest reality.
All men are liable to error; and most men are, in many points, by passion or interest, under temptation to it.
Some newspapers are fit only to line the bottom of bird cages.
Children show me in their playful smiles the divine in everyone.
Society is now one polished horde, Formed of two mighty tribes, The Bores and the Bored.
Patriotism is usually stronger than class hatred, and always stronger than internationalism.
I've been looking for a girl like you - not you, but a girl like you.
With me poetry has not been a purpose, but a passion.
Jests that give pains are not jests.
We need to keep hope alive and strive to do better.
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.
Certainty? In this world nothing is certain but death and taxes.
An intense anticipation itself transforms possibility into reality; our desires being often but precursors of the things which we are capable of performing.
Time is an illusion. Lunchtime doubly so.
When one door is closed, don't you know that many more are open
Worry is the interest paid by those who borrow trouble.
Of all the things I`ve lost I miss my mind the most.
The mind that finds its way to wild places is the poet's; but the mind that never finds its way back is the lunatic's.
Sell your cleverness and buy bewilderment.