The death of a beautiful woman, is unquestionably the most poetical topic in the world.
Anything that makes weak - physically, intellectually and spiritually, reject it as poison.
Children show me in their playful smiles the divine in everyone.
Tell me thy company, and I shall tell thee what thou art.
A good traveller has no fixed plans, and is not intent on arriving.
Extraordinary claims require extraordinary evidence.
The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.
There are two things children should get from their parents: roots and wings.
Beauty of whatever kind, in its supreme development, invariably excites the sensitive soul to tears.
Passion goes, Boredom remains.
Light thinks it travels faster than anything but it is wrong. No matter how fast light travels, it finds the darkness has always got there first, and is waiting for it.
I could see that, if not actually disgruntled, he was far from being gruntled.
People think I'm a miserable sod but it's only because I get asked such bloody miserable questions.
All human actions have one or more of these seven causes: chance, nature, compulsion, habit, reason, passion, and desire.
When people start asking you to do the same thing over and over again, that's when you know you're way too close to something that you don't want to be near.
What is necessary to change a person is to change his awareness of himself.
Only two things are infinite, the universe and human stupidity, and I'm not sure about the former.
No one is useless in this world who lightens the burdens of another.
Any fool can criticize, condemn, and complain but it takes character and self control to be understanding and forgiving.
Keep things at arm's length... If you let anything come too near you want to hold on to it. And there is nothing a man can hold on to.
As we look ahead into the next century, leaders will be those who empower others.