Common looking people are the best in the world: that is the reason the Lord makes so many of them.
Parents are usually more careful to bestow knowledge on their children rather than virtue, the art of speaking well rather than doing well; but their manners should be of the greatest concern.
A process cannot be understood by stopping it. Understanding must move with the flow of the process, must join it and flow with it.
Children are a wonderful gift. They have an extraordinary capacity to see into the heart of things and to expose sham and humbug for what they are.
Three may keep a secret, if two of them are dead.
There is nothing more miserable in the world than to arrive in paradise and look like your passport photo.
No flying machine will ever fly from New York to Paris.
If the only prayer you said was thank you, that would be enough.
God creates, I do not create. I assemble and I steal everywhere to do it - from what I see, from what the dancers can do, from what others do.
New opinions are always suspected, and usually opposed, without any other reason but because they are not common.
Authority, without any condition and reservation, belongs to the nation.
A good goal is like a strenuous exercise - it makes you stretch.
There is nothing like returning to a place that remains unchanged to find the ways in which you yourself have altered.
That which can be asserted without evidence, can be dismissed without evidence.
We need to keep hope alive and strive to do better.
With me poetry has not been a purpose, but a passion.
We are all now connected by the Internet, like neurons in a giant brain.
The future ain't what it used to be.
You are like my little dog; when people see you, they know I am nearby.
Only two things are infinite, the universe and human stupidity, and I'm not sure about the former.
An intellectual is a man who doesn't know how to park a bike.