Prayer does not change God, but it changes him who prays.
Be less curious about people and more curious about ideas.
Fear may come true that which one is afraid of.
I don't watch television, I think it destroys the art of talking about oneself.
The hardest thing to explain is the glaringly evident which everybody has decided not to see.
Women have the right to work wherever they want, as long as they have the dinner ready when you get home.
He who never made a mistake, never made a discovery.
To find a man's true character, play golf with him.
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 have noticed that nothing I have never said ever did me any harm.
Being unwanted, unloved, uncared for, forgotten by everybody, I think that is a much greater hunger, a much greater poverty than the person who has nothing to eat.
I'm not a genius. I'm just a tremendous bundle of experience.
Character is like a tree and reputation like a shadow. The shadow is what we think of it; the tree is the real thing.
We need to keep hope alive and strive to do better.
There is the view that poetry should improve your life. I think people confuse it with the Salvation Army.
The more intense the nature of a man, the more readily will he find meditation, and the more successfully will he practice it.
As I grow older, I pay less attention to what men say. I just watch what they do.
We must not always talk in the market-place of what happens to us in the forest.
A lie never lives to be old.
Words have no power to impress the mind without the exquisite horror of their reality.
The true test of a man's character is what he does when no one is watching.