Anybody who watches three games of football in a row should be declared brain dead.
I do not argue with obstinate men. I act in spite of them.
The last of human freedoms - the ability to chose one's attitude in a given set of circumstances.
The only thing worse than being blind is having sight but no vision.
Deep in the human unconscious is a pervasive need for a logical universe that makes sense. But the real universe is always one step beyond logic.
Wisely, and slow. They stumble that run fast.
Only those with no memory insist on their originality.
An intense anticipation itself transforms possibility into reality; our desires being often but precursors of the things which we are capable of performing.
A mediocre idea that generates enthusiasm will go further than a great idea that inspires no one.
It's better to be unhappy alone than unhappy with someone.
One must judge men not by their opinions, but by what their opinions have made of them.
An intellectual is a man who doesn't know how to park a bike.
There is the view that poetry should improve your life. I think people confuse it with the Salvation Army.
Could be worse . . . I could be Sting.
Women have the right to work wherever they want, as long as they have the dinner ready when you get home.
All the perplexities, confusion and distress in America arise, not from defects in their Constitution or Confederation, not from want of honor or virtue, so much as from the downright ignorance of the nature of coin, credit and circulation.
A photograph can be an instant of life captured for eternity that will never cease looking back at you.
A lie never lives to be old.
Reality is wrong. Dreams are for real.
Parents wonder why the streams are bitter, when they themselves have poisoned the fountain.
If information and knowledge are central to democracy, they are the conditions for development.