Christmas to a child is the first terrible proof that to travel hopefully is better than to arrive.
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.
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
Any fool can criticize, condemn, and complain but it takes character and self control to be understanding and forgiving.
I'm not a genius. I'm just a tremendous bundle of experience.
I have often been accused of putting my foot in my mouth, but I will never put my hand in your pockets
You're only given a little spark of madness. You mustn't lose it.
Tradition becomes our security, and when the mind is secure it is in decay.
Anyone who attempts to generate random numbers by deterministic means is, of course, living in a state of sin.
It's sad when someone you know becomes someone you knew.
Genius is one percent inspiration and ninety-nine percent perspiration.
Too often we enjoy the comfort of opinion without the discomfort of thought.
Memories warm you up from the inside. But they also tear you apart.
I am not now That which I have been.
Wisely, and slow. They stumble that run fast.
One's only rival is one's own potentialities. One's only failure is failing to live up to one's own possibilities. In this sense, every man can be a king, and must therefore be treated like a king.
My government will be open. Anyone found guilty of corruption will be dealt with in accordance with the law. If you are corrupt you will have to hang your boots.
A myth is an image in terms of which we try to make sense of the world.
Maybe, just once, someone will call me 'Sir' without adding, 'You're making a scene.'
Experience without theory is blind, but theory without experience is mere intellectual play.
Surrealism is destructive, but it destroys only what it considers to be shackles limiting our vision.