We are all worms, but I do believe that I am a glow-worm.
The battle for women's rights has been largely won.
I can bear any pain as long as it has meaning.
All that spirits desire, spirits attain.
At the heart of all beauty lies something inhuman.
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.
Anybody who watches three games of football in a row should be declared brain dead.
Extraordinary claims require extraordinary evidence.
If we all worked on the assumption that what is accepted as true is really true, there would be little hope of advance.
With me poetry has not been a purpose, but a passion.
I have a simple philosophy. Fill what's empty. Empty what's full. And scratch where it itches.
If one is to be called a liar, one may as well make an effort to deserve the name.
No man for any considerable period can wear one face to himself and another to the multitude, without finally getting bewildered as to which may be the true.
Self-esteem comes from being able to define the world in your own terms and refusing to abide by the judgments of others.
The keenest sorrow is to recognize ourselves as the sole cause of all our adversities.
After all, science is essentially international, and it is only through lack of the historical sense that national qualities have been attributed to it.
All is disgust when a man leaves his own nature and does what is unfit.
Dress shabbily and they remember the dress; dress impeccably and they remember the woman.
By desiring little, a poor man makes himself rich.
I would define, in brief, the poetry of words as the rhythmical creation of Beauty.
Do it again on the next verse, and people think you meant it.