A good traveller has no fixed plans, and is not intent on arriving.
The mind that finds its way to wild places is the poet's; but the mind that never finds its way back is the lunatic's.
The mind is a superb instrument if used rightly. Used wrongly, however, it becomes very destructive. To put it more accurately... you usually don't use it at all. It uses you.
Certainty? In this world nothing is certain but death and taxes.
The only way to deal with an unfree world is to become so absolutely free that your very existence is an act of rebellion.
Our greatest foes - and whom we must chiefly combat - are within.
A man can do what he wants, but not want what he wants.
I would define, in brief, the poetry of words as the rhythmical creation of Beauty.
I've learned that you shouldn't go through life with a catcher's mitt on both hands; you need to be able to throw something back.
God creates, I do not create. I assemble and I steal everywhere to do it - from what I see, from what the dancers can do, from what others do.
Gold and silver from the dead turn often into lead.
What do you despise? By this are you truly known.
His modesty amounts to deformity.
Anything that makes weak - physically, intellectually and spiritually, reject it as poison.
Comedy is acting out optimism.
Be like a tree and let the dead leaves drop.
By seeing London, I have seen as much of life as the world can show.
Abuse of words has been the great instrument of sophistry and chicanery, of party, faction, and division of society.
The future ain't what it used to be.
Don't tell me the moon is shining; show me the glint of light on broken glass.
In just six weeks from the time the design was started, we had the motor on the block testing its power.