That which can be asserted without evidence, can be dismissed without evidence.
There is the view that poetry should improve your life. I think people confuse it with the Salvation Army.
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.
Society is now one polished horde, Formed of two mighty tribes, The Bores and the Bored.
I love children, especially when they cry, for then someone takes them away.
The true test of a man's character is what he does when no one is watching.
There are books of which the backs and covers are by far the best parts.
There's no such thing as perfect writing, just like there's no such thing as perfect despair.
I don't watch television, I think it destroys the art of talking about oneself.
Animals, whom we have made our slaves, we do not like to consider our equal.
The more intense the nature of a man, the more readily will he find meditation, and the more successfully will he practice it.
Purity of heart is to will one thing.
You can have everything in life that you want if you just give enough other people what they want.
When we are no longer able to change a situation - we are challenged to change ourselves.
The death of a beautiful woman, is unquestionably the most poetical topic in the world.
We can work together for a better world with men and women of goodwill, those who radiate the intrinsic goodness of humankind.
We need to keep hope alive and strive to do better.
Beneath the makeup and behind the smile I am just a girl who wishes for the world.
The world is moving so fast these days that the man who says it can't be done is generally interrupted by someone doing it.
Self-esteem comes from being able to define the world in your own terms and refusing to abide by the judgments of others.
A book is a mirror: if an ape looks into it an apostle is hardly likely to look out.