Rhyme, that enslaved queen, that supreme charm of our poetry, that creator of our meter.
Being an intellectual creates a lot of questions and no answers.
I don't watch television, I think it destroys the art of talking about oneself.
Those who restrain desire do so because theirs is weak enough to be restrained.
When people talk of the freedom of writing, speaking or thinking I cannot choose but laugh. No such thing ever existed. No such thing now exists; but I hope it will exist. But it must be hundreds of years after you and I shall write and speak no more.
A man can do what he wants, but not want what he wants.
An idea is salvation by imagination
I am not ashamed to confess that I am ignorant of what I do not know.
By seeing London, I have seen as much of life as the world can show.
People think I'm a miserable sod but it's only because I get asked such bloody miserable questions.
Purity of heart is to will one thing.
If you pick up a starving dog and make him prosperous he will not bite you. This is the principal difference between a dog and man.
All that you accomplish or fail to accomplish with your life is the direct result of your thoughts.
Genius is one percent inspiration and ninety-nine percent perspiration.
I got rabies shots for biting the head off a bat but that`s OK - the bat had to get Ozzy shots.
A designer is an emerging synthesis of artist, inventor, mechanic, objective economist and evolutionary strategist.
Reverence does not die with mortals, nor does it perish whether they live or die.
Thought is free.
Common looking people are the best in the world: that is the reason the Lord makes so many of them.
Parents can only give good advice or put them on the right paths, but the final forming of a person's character lies in their own hands
There is nothing like returning to a place that remains unchanged to find the ways in which you yourself have altered.