A lot of people don't realize that depression is an illness. I don't wish it on anyone, but if they would know how it feels, I swear they would think twice before they just shrug it.
There's no such thing as perfect writing, just like there's no such thing as perfect despair.
Common sense is the most widely shared commodity in the world, for every man is convinced that he is well supplied with it.
The more intense the nature of a man, the more readily will he find meditation, and the more successfully will he practice it.
Be less curious about people and more curious about ideas.
Reputation is what men and women think of us; character is what God and angels know of us.
You can have everything in life that you want if you just give enough other people what they want.
My government will be open. Anyone found guilty of corruption will be dealt with in accordance with the law. If you are corrupt you will have to hang your boots.
A photograph can be an instant of life captured for eternity that will never cease looking back at you.
If information and knowledge are central to democracy, they are the conditions for development.
Common looking people are the best in the world: that is the reason the Lord makes so many of them.
He who possesses most must be most afraid of loss.
Who the hell wants fourteen pairs of shoes when they go on holiday? I haven't had fourteen pairs in my life.
Wine is wonderful stuff. But so many people are put off by the snobbery of it.
In just six weeks from the time the design was started, we had the motor on the block testing its power.
An original idea. That can't be too hard. The library must be full of them.
In the increasingly convincing darkness the words become palpable, like a fruit that is too beautiful to eat.
Don't tell me the moon is shining; show me the glint of light on broken glass.
I will not let anyone walk through my mind with their dirty feet.
What's with you men? Would hair stop growing on your chest if you asked directions somewhere?
Sometimes glass glitters more than diamonds because it has more to prove.