How lucky I am to have something that makes saying goodbye so hard.
There is the view that poetry should improve your life. I think people confuse it with the Salvation Army.
If you could kick the person in the pants responsible for most of your trouble, you wouldn't sit for a month.
Being sober on a bus is, like, totally different than being drunk on a bus.
The day of individual happiness has passed
The English contribution to world cuisine - the chip.
Parents are usually more careful to bestow knowledge on their children rather than virtue, the art of speaking well rather than doing well; but their manners should be of the greatest concern.
The promise given was a necessity of the past: the word broken is a necessity of the present.
An idea is salvation by imagination
Don't send me flowers when I'm dead. If you like me, send them while I'm alive.
I've always had an obligation to creation, above all.
I am not a saint, unless you think of a saint as a sinner who keeps on trying.
Be that self which one truly is.
Those who hammer their guns into plows, will plow for those who do not.
For the meaning of life differs from man to man, from day to day and from hour to hour. What matters, therefore, is not the meaning of life in general but rather the specific meaning of a person's life at a given moment.
You will always be fond of me. I represent to you all the sins you never had the courage to commit.
There is a real magic in enthusiasm. It spells the difference between mediocrity and accomplishment
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.
Humility is attentive patience.
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.
Courage is not simply one of the virtues, but the form of every virtue at the testing point.