Beauty of whatever kind, in its supreme development, invariably excites the sensitive soul to tears.
I'm not afraid of dying I just don't want to be there when it happens.
It's sad when someone you know becomes someone you knew.
Rhyme, that enslaved queen, that supreme charm of our poetry, that creator of our meter.
Humility is attentive patience.
Talk low, talk slow and don't say too much.
Genius is sorrow's child.
Experience without theory is blind, but theory without experience is mere intellectual play.
Remember upon the conduct of each depends the fate of all.
Domination delegates the physical violence on which it rests to the dominated.
A book is a mirror: if an ape looks into it an apostle is hardly likely to look out.
In the increasingly convincing darkness the words become palpable, like a fruit that is too beautiful to eat.
When you get to a certain age, there is no coming back.
A lie never lives to be old.
There is only one way... to get anybody to do anything. And that is by making the other person want to do it.
Unless someone like you cares a whole awful lot, nothing is going to get better. It's not.
If the misery of the poor be caused not by the laws of nature, but by our institutions, great is our sin.
I have a simple philosophy. Fill what's empty. Empty what's full. And scratch where it itches.
Obsession is an attractive thing. People who are really, really interested and good at one thing and smart are attractive, if they're men.
Every man's memory is his private literature.
We all live with the objective of being happy; our lives are all different and yet the same.