I am not interested in picking up crumbs of compassion thrown from the table of someone who considers himself my master. I want the full menu of rights.
Reverence does not die with mortals, nor does it perish whether they live or die.
The true test of a man's character is what he does when no one is watching.
Surrealism is destructive, but it destroys only what it considers to be shackles limiting our vision.
Patriotism is usually stronger than class hatred, and always stronger than internationalism.
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.
I am dying from the treatment of too many physicians.
Dare to risk public criticism.
The two offices of memory are collection and distribution.
At the heart of all beauty lies something inhuman.
His modesty amounts to deformity.
Common looking people are the best in the world: that is the reason the Lord makes so many of them.
No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.
He who possesses most must be most afraid of loss.
Learn to give, whether you have plenty or little, whether you are happy or in pain.
The future is something which every one reaches at the rate of sixty minutes an hour, whatever he does, whoever he is.
With me poetry has not been a purpose, but a passion.
Obsession is an attractive thing. People who are really, really interested and good at one thing and smart are attractive, if they're men.
No temptation can gravitate to a man unless there is that in his heart which is capable of responding to it.
All battles are fought by scared men who'd rather be some place else.
I can bear any pain as long as it has meaning.