I have noticed even people who claim everything is predestined, and that we can do nothing to change it, look before they cross the road.
The gift of words is the gift of deception and illusion.
The more intense the nature of a man, the more readily will he find meditation, and the more successfully will he practice it.
Thought is free.
My government will be open. Anyone found guilty of corruption will be dealt with in accordance with the law. If you are corrupt you will have to hang your boots.
All battles are fought by scared men who'd rather be some place else.
The people who are doing the work are the moving force behind the Macintosh. My job is to create a space for them, to clear out the rest of the organization and keep it at bay.
I'm not a genius. I'm just a tremendous bundle of experience.
With me poetry has not been a purpose, but a passion.
Any fool can criticize, condemn, and complain but it takes character and self control to be understanding and forgiving.
It seldom happens that any felicity comes so pure as not to be tempered and allayed by some mixture of sorrow.
A place for everything, and everything in its place.
Each soul is potentially divine.
I don't try to imagine a personal god; it suffices to stand in awe at the structure of the world, insofar as it allows our inadequate senses to appreciate it.
A stale article, if you dip it in a good, warm, sunny smile, will go off better than a fresh one that you've scowled upon.
The cloud is free only to go with the wind. The rain is free only in falling.
There is more to sex appeal than just measurements. I don't need a bedroom to prove my womanliness. I can convey just as much sex appeal, picking apples off a tree or standing in the rain.
Gold and silver from the dead turn often into lead.
Will and intellect are one and the same thing.
I will indulge my sorrows, and give way to all the pangs and fury of despair.
Good actions ennoble us, and we are the sons of our deeds.