Certainty? In this world nothing is certain but death and taxes.
A photograph can be an instant of life captured for eternity that will never cease looking back at you.
A scientific man ought to have no wishes, no affections, - a mere heart of stone.
Fashion changes, but style endures.
Let us try to teach generosity and altruism, because we are born selfish.
My specialty is detached malevolence.
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.
If you never stop when you wave goodbye you just might find, if you give it time, you will wave hello again...
We often discover what will do by finding out what will not do; and probably he who never made a mistake never made a discovery.
People create stories create people; or rather stories create people create stories.
Genius is sorrow's child.
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.
It is a process of diverting one's scattered forces into one powerful channel.
The poor are prevented from thinking by the discipline of others, the rich by their own.
We are all worms, but I do believe that I am a glow-worm.
There's real poetry in the real world. Science is the poetry of reality
A book is a mirror: if an ape looks into it an apostle is hardly likely to look out.
A place for everything, and everything in its place.
Blessed are the cracked, for they shall let in the light.
Rhyme, that enslaved queen, that supreme charm of our poetry, that creator of our meter.
Circumstances do not make the man, they reveal him.