A man of honour should never forget what he is because he sees what others are.
With me poetry has not been a purpose, but a passion.
You hear a lot of dialogue on the death of the American family. Families aren't dying. They're merging into big conglomerates.
Your clothes conceal much of your beauty, yet they hide not the unbeautiful
There's real poetry in the real world. Science is the poetry of reality
When people talk of the freedom of writing, speaking or thinking I cannot choose but laugh. No such thing ever existed. No such thing now exists; but I hope it will exist. But it must be hundreds of years after you and I shall write and speak no more.
I fully realize that no wealth or position can long endure, unless built upon truth and justice; therefore, I will engage in no transaction which does not benefit all whom it affects.
Who the hell wants fourteen pairs of shoes when they go on holiday? I haven't had fourteen pairs in my life.
When the dog looks at you, the dog is not thinking what kind of a person you are. The dog is not judging you.
Every man's memory is his private literature.
If the world was perfect, it wouldn't be.
He who would accomplish little must sacrifice little; he who would achieve much must sacrifice much; he who would attain highly must sacrifice greatly.
The death of a beautiful woman, is unquestionably the most poetical topic in the world.
You always admire what you really don't understand.
All that you accomplish or fail to accomplish with your life is the direct result of your thoughts.
There is a real magic in enthusiasm. It spells the difference between mediocrity and accomplishment
I don't do drugs, I am drugs
I love deadlines. I like the whooshing sound they make as they fly by.
In the United States today, we have more than our share of the nattering nabobs of negativism.
I don't watch television, I think it destroys the art of talking about oneself.
All battles are fought by scared men who'd rather be some place else.