Before I speak, I have something important to say.
The Declaration of Independence I always considered as a theatrical show. Jefferson ran away with all the stage effect of that... and all the glory of it.
You sort of start thinking anything's possible if you've got enough nerve.
The more you like yourself, the less you are like anyone else, which makes you unique.
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.
By desiring little, a poor man makes himself rich.
Common looking people are the best in the world: that is the reason the Lord makes so many of them.
Don't send me flowers when I'm dead. If you like me, send them while I'm alive.
Blessed are the cracked, for they shall let in the light.
One must judge men not by their opinions, but by what their opinions have made of them.
There is the view that poetry should improve your life. I think people confuse it with the Salvation Army.
There is nothing to writing. All you do is sit down at a typewriter and bleed.
Courage is not simply one of the virtues, but the form of every virtue at the testing point.
Being sober on a bus is, like, totally different than being drunk on a bus.
Never lend your car to someone you've given birth to.
There is nothing like returning to a place that remains unchanged to find the ways in which you yourself have altered.
Maybe, just once, someone will call me 'Sir' without adding, 'You're making a scene.'
Dare to risk public criticism.
Your personal nature seeks its paradise.
If a dog will not come to you after having looked you in the face, you should go home and examine your conscience.
Every man is guilty of all the good he did not do.