Any fool can criticize, condemn, and complain but it takes character and self control to be understanding and forgiving.
If you've got them by the balls their hearts and minds will follow.
I've had a perfectly wonderful evening, but this wasn't it.
Like religion, politics, and family planning, cereal is not a topic to be brought up in public. It's too controversial.
With me poetry has not been a purpose, but a passion.
A lot of people don't realize that depression is an illness. I don't wish it on anyone, but if they would know how it feels, I swear they would think twice before they just shrug it.
Ah just act the way ah feel.
Reputation is what men and women think of us; character is what God and angels know of us.
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.
After all, science is essentially international, and it is only through lack of the historical sense that national qualities have been attributed to it.
A jug fills drop by drop.
All human actions have one or more of these seven causes: chance, nature, compulsion, habit, reason, passion, and desire.
A lie never lives to be old.
I'm not afraid of dying I just don't want to be there when it happens.
Courage is grace under pressure.
I speak for the trees, for the trees have no tongues.
The spirit of man is an inward flame; a lamp the world blows upon but never puts out.
Show love, compassion, protection & generosity to those who depend on you – in fact, to everyone.
If everything isn't black and white, I say, 'Why the hell not?'
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.
I am not a saint, unless you think of a saint as a sinner who keeps on trying.