With me poetry has not been a purpose, but a passion.
At the heart of all beauty lies something inhuman.
Prayer does not change God, but it changes him who prays.
You can have anything in this world you want, if you want it badly enough and you're willing to pay the price.
All battles are fought by scared men who'd rather be some place else.
Hollywood brides keep the bouquets and throw away the grooms.
I can see in your eyes, I can see in your faces, I can see you cry. But what I want to say, there's no reason to cry. Do not, in the name of peace, go in the streets and riot.
The dogmas of the quiet past are inadequate to the stormy present. The occasion is piled high with difficulty, and we must rise with the occasion. As our case is new, so we must think anew and act anew.
The traditional ways were wrongly disowned by Christianity - in hindsight, medicine men were not demons but very important counsellors in the community.
The promise given was a necessity of the past: the word broken is a necessity of the present.
The word 'good' has many meanings. For example, if a man were to shoot his grandmother at a range of five hundred yards, I should call him a good shot, but not necessarily a good man.
An original idea. That can't be too hard. The library must be full of them.
The idea is to write it so that people hear it and it slides through the brain and goes straight to the heart.
All animals are equal, but some animals are more equal than others.
Sanity is a madness put to good uses.
If you've got them by the balls their hearts and minds will follow.
Airplane travel is nature's way of making you look like your passport photo.
There are books of which the backs and covers are by far the best parts.
Like religion, politics, and family planning, cereal is not a topic to be brought up in public. It's too controversial.
Nothing is black or white.
You cant have a plan for your day, til you have a plan for your life.