To wear your heart on your sleeve isn't a very good plan; you should wear it inside, where it functions best.
A great city is the place to escape the true drama of provincial life, and find solace in fantasy.
Before I speak, I have something important to say.
If you follow every dream, you might get lost.
You sort of start thinking anything's possible if you've got enough nerve.
When I had nothing to lose, I had everything. When I stopped being who I am, I found myself.
I like to think of myself at home in the armchair, writing, smoking and occasionally wandering down the shop.
Racism is a much more clandestine, much more hidden kind of phenomenon, but at the same time it's perhaps far more terrible than it's ever been.
Forewarned, forearmed. To be prepared is half the victory.
Prayer does not change God, but it changes him who prays.
In the intellectual order, the virtue of humility is nothing more nor less than the power of attention.
I've always had an obligation to creation, above all.
With me poetry has not been a purpose, but a passion.
A place for everything, and everything in its place.
The poor are prevented from thinking by the discipline of others, the rich by their own.
Reality is wrong. Dreams are for real.
I just want to retire before I go senile because if I don't retire before I go senile, then I'll do more damage than good at that point.
The only way to deal with an unfree world is to become so absolutely free that your very existence is an act of rebellion.
Religion and art spring from the same root and are close kin. Economics and art are strangers.
Airplane travel is nature's way of making you look like your passport photo.
You can have everything in life that you want if you just give enough other people what they want.