Will and intellect are one and the same thing.
Talk low, talk slow and don't say too much.
The spirit of man is an inward flame; a lamp the world blows upon but never puts out.
Prayer does not change God, but it changes him who prays.
I've been looking for a girl like you - not you, but a girl like you.
Do it again on the next verse, and people think you meant it.
People create stories create people; or rather stories create people create stories.
It seldom happens that any felicity comes so pure as not to be tempered and allayed by some mixture of sorrow.
A toast, Jedediah, to love on my terms. Those are the only terms anybody ever knows - his own.
Be less curious about people and more curious about ideas.
Usually when people are sad, they don't do anything. They just cry over their condition. But when they get angry, they bring about a change.
I'm not afraid of dying I just don't want to be there when it happens.
All men are liable to error; and most men are, in many points, by passion or interest, under temptation to it.
Charity ... is the opium of the privileged.
Don't take the wrong side of an argument just because your opponent has taken the right side.
Any non-commissioned officer is more of an enemy to a recruit, any schoolmaster to a pupil, then they are if they were free.
There's no such thing as perfect writing, just like there's no such thing as perfect despair.
Everything is vague to a degree you do not realize till you have tried to make it precise.
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.
Time is an illusion. Lunchtime doubly so.
Surrealism is destructive, but it destroys only what it considers to be shackles limiting our vision.