I don't do drugs, I am drugs
Where grief is fresh, any attempt to divert it only irritates.
Society is now one polished horde, Formed of two mighty tribes, The Bores and the Bored.
Certainty? In this world nothing is certain but death and taxes.
A person preaches well that lives well.
Once you label me you negate me.
The idea of freedom is inspiring. But what does it mean? If you are free in a political sense but have no food, what's that? The freedom to starve?
Experience without theory is blind, but theory without experience is mere intellectual play.
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.
There is the view that poetry should improve your life. I think people confuse it with the Salvation Army.
Reputation is what men and women think of us; character is what God and angels know of us.
My specialty is detached malevolence.
When people talk of the freedom of writing, speaking or thinking I cannot choose but laugh. No such thing ever existed. No such thing now exists; but I hope it will exist. But it must be hundreds of years after you and I shall write and speak no more.
An intense anticipation itself transforms possibility into reality; our desires being often but precursors of the things which we are capable of performing.
Learn to give, whether you have plenty or little, whether you are happy or in pain.
A designer is an emerging synthesis of artist, inventor, mechanic, objective economist and evolutionary strategist.
It is not fair to ask of others what you are not willing to do yourself.
Never accept a drink from a urologist.
Racism is a much more clandestine, much more hidden kind of phenomenon, but at the same time it's perhaps far more terrible than it's ever been.
It is a good rule in life never to apologize. The right sort of people do not want apologies, and the wrong sort take a mean advantage of them.
Dare to risk public criticism.