In the increasingly convincing darkness the words become palpable, like a fruit that is too beautiful to eat.
Sunlight is painting.
Prayer does not change God, but it changes him who prays.
Until we're educating every kid in a fantastic way, until every inner city is cleaned up, there is no shortage of things to do.
Few men have virtue to withstand the highest bidder.
Advice to intellectuals: let no-one represent you.
If the only prayer you said was thank you, that would be enough.
Reality is wrong. Dreams are for real.
I'm not afraid of dying I just don't want to be there when it happens.
Everything beautiful has a mark of eternity.
Courage is grace under pressure.
I don't say we all ought to misbehave, but we ought to look as if we could.
What's with you men? Would hair stop growing on your chest if you asked directions somewhere?
Everyone is born a genius, but the process of living de-geniuses them.
There is not such a cradle of democracy upon the earth as the Free Public Library, this republic of letters, where neither rank, office, nor wealth receives the slightest consideration.
Rich men's houses are seldom beautiful, rarely comfortable, and never original. It is a constant source of surprise to people of moderate means to observe how little a big fortune contributes to Beauty.
He who would accomplish little must sacrifice little; he who would achieve much must sacrifice much; he who would attain highly must sacrifice greatly.
The cure for boredom is curiosity.There is no cure for curiosity.
I've had a perfectly wonderful evening, but this wasn't it.
One of the great penalties those of us who live our lives in full view of the public must pay is the loss of that most cherished birthright of man's, privacy.
Racism is a much more clandestine, much more hidden kind of phenomenon, but at the same time it's perhaps far more terrible than it's ever been.