Experience without theory is blind, but theory without experience is mere intellectual play.
I like to think of myself at home in the armchair, writing, smoking and occasionally wandering down the shop.
Blessed are the cracked, for they shall let in the light.
He who surpasses or subdues mankind must look down on the hate of those below.
Forewarned, forearmed. To be prepared is half the victory.
Too often we enjoy the comfort of opinion without the discomfort of thought.
I meant what I said and I said what I meant.
God creates, I do not create. I assemble and I steal everywhere to do it - from what I see, from what the dancers can do, from what others do.
A book is a mirror: if an ape looks into it an apostle is hardly likely to look out.
But some emotions don't make a lot of noise. It's hard to hear pride. Caring is real faint - like a heartbeat. And pure love why, some days it's so quiet, you don't even know it's there.
Every beauty which is seen here by persons of perception resembles more than anything else that celestial source from which we all are come.
The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.
Thought is free.
The destruction of the past is perhaps the greatest of all crimes.
The thing I lose patience with the most is the clock. Its hands move too fast
There is the view that poetry should improve your life. I think people confuse it with the Salvation Army.
Parents wonder why the streams are bitter, when they themselves have poisoned the fountain.
I hope I shall possess firmness and virtue enough to maintain what I consider the most enviable of all titles, the character of an honest man.
So many women just don't know how great they really are. They come to us all vogue outside and vague on the inside.
I feel as if I were a piece in a game of chess, when my opponent says of it: That piece cannot be moved.
To turn really interesting ideas and fledgling technologies into a company that can continue to innovate for years, it requires a lot of disciplines.