Animals, whom we have made our slaves, we do not like to consider our equal.
There is the view that poetry should improve your life. I think people confuse it with the Salvation Army.
You can have anything in this world you want, if you want it badly enough and you're willing to pay the price.
There is no terror in the bang, only in the anticipation of it.
I've been looking for a girl like you - not you, but a girl like you.
The more intense the nature of a man, the more readily will he find meditation, and the more successfully will he practice it.
A moral being is one who is capable of reflecting on his past actions and their motives - of approving of some and disapproving of others
I don't try to imagine a personal god; it suffices to stand in awe at the structure of the world, insofar as it allows our inadequate senses to appreciate it.
Anxiety is the dizziness of freedom.
Gold and silver from the dead turn often into lead.
You are like my little dog; when people see you, they know I am nearby.
Effective action is always unjust.
A stale article, if you dip it in a good, warm, sunny smile, will go off better than a fresh one that you've scowled upon.
I apologize for lying to you. I promise I won't deceive you except in matters of this sort.
It is not fair to ask of others what you are not willing to do yourself.
Anything that makes weak - physically, intellectually and spiritually, reject it as poison.
In the rush for justice it is important not to lose sight of principles the country holds dear.
A man can do what he wants, but not want what he wants.
All that you accomplish or fail to accomplish with your life is the direct result of your thoughts.
The secret of being a bore is to tell everything.
By seeing London, I have seen as much of life as the world can show.