How vain it is to sit down to write when you have not stood up to live.
The destruction of the past is perhaps the greatest of all crimes.
By seeing London, I have seen as much of life as the world can show.
You are like my little dog; when people see you, they know I am nearby.
A man of honour should never forget what he is because he sees what others are.
Passion goes, Boredom remains.
Rhyme, that enslaved queen, that supreme charm of our poetry, that creator of our meter.
Anger makes dull men witty, but it keeps them poor.
When I had nothing to lose, I had everything. When I stopped being who I am, I found myself.
A photograph can be an instant of life captured for eternity that will never cease looking back at you.
I will not let anyone walk through my mind with their dirty feet.
Time means a lot to me because you see I am also a learner and am often lost in the joy of forever developing.
Charity ... is the opium of the privileged.
If we all worked on the assumption that what is accepted as true is really true, there would be little hope of advance.
It is wonderful when you don't have the fear, and a lot of the time I don't ... I focus on what needs to be done instead.
All is mine but nothing owned, nothing owned for memory, and mine only while I look.
You're only given a little spark of madness. You mustn't lose it.
Self-pity is our worst enemy and if we yield to it, we can never do anything wise in this world.
In the United States today, we have more than our share of the nattering nabobs of negativism.
I'll always be poor in my mind.
To be rooted is perhaps the most important and least recognized need of the human soul.