Science is not only compatible with spirituality; it is a profound source of spirituality.
I could see that, if not actually disgruntled, he was far from being gruntled.
It is the story that owns and directs us. It is the thing that makes us different from cattle; it is the mark on the face that sets one people apart from their neighbors.
I have noticed that nothing I have never said ever did me any harm.
Abuse of words has been the great instrument of sophistry and chicanery, of party, faction, and division of society.
An idea is salvation by imagination
Could be worse . . . I could be Sting.
How lucky I am to have something that makes saying goodbye so hard.
There is the view that poetry should improve your life. I think people confuse it with the Salvation Army.
You just have to keep on doing what you do. It's the lesson I get from my husband; he just says, Keep going. Start by starting.
When a man is tired of London, he is tired of life; for there is in London all that life can afford.
All honor's wounds are self-inflicted.
We are all worms, but I do believe that I am a glow-worm.
The hardest thing to explain is the glaringly evident which everybody has decided not to see.
It is not fair to ask of others what you are not willing to do yourself.
My loneliness was born when men praised my talkative faults and blamed my silent virtues.
Courage is being scared to death... and saddling up anyway.
The imagination is not a state: it is the human existence itself.
Anger makes dull men witty, but it keeps them poor.
The future is something which every one reaches at the rate of sixty minutes an hour, whatever he does, whoever he is.
There are books of which the backs and covers are by far the best parts.