With me poetry has not been a purpose, but a passion.
There are no facts, only interpretations.
The greatness of a man is not in how much wealth he acquires, but in his integrity and his ability to affect those around him positively.
If we all worked on the assumption that what is accepted as true is really true, there would be little hope of advance.
Prayer does not change God, but it changes him who prays.
Character is like a tree and reputation like a shadow. The shadow is what we think of it; the tree is the real thing.
A designer is an emerging synthesis of artist, inventor, mechanic, objective economist and evolutionary strategist.
I may not be better than other people, but at least I'm different.
Genius is sorrow's child.
Memory... is an internal rumour.
Christmas to a child is the first terrible proof that to travel hopefully is better than to arrive.
I have often been accused of putting my foot in my mouth, but I will never put my hand in your pockets
I fully realize that no wealth or position can long endure, unless built upon truth and justice; therefore, I will engage in no transaction which does not benefit all whom it affects.
Dare to risk public criticism.
There's no such thing as perfect writing, just like there's no such thing as perfect despair.
A difference of opinion is what makes horse racing and missionaries.
Moonlight is sculpture.
Go on, get out. Last words are for fools who haven't said enough.
Enthusiasm... the sustaining power of all great action.
A process cannot be understood by stopping it. Understanding must move with the flow of the process, must join it and flow with it.
The promise given was a necessity of the past: the word broken is a necessity of the present.