A lot of people don't realize that depression is an illness. I don't wish it on anyone, but if they would know how it feels, I swear they would think twice before they just shrug it.
Do it again on the next verse, and people think you meant it.
The keenest sorrow is to recognize ourselves as the sole cause of all our adversities.
Every beauty which is seen here by persons of perception resembles more than anything else that celestial source from which we all are come.
Entrepreneurs are simply those who understand that there is little difference between obstacle and opportunity and are able to turn both to their advantage.
Anyone who attempts to generate random numbers by deterministic means is, of course, living in a state of sin.
What is to give light must endure burning.
One's only rival is one's own potentialities. One's only failure is failing to live up to one's own possibilities. In this sense, every man can be a king, and must therefore be treated like a king.
Abuse of words has been the great instrument of sophistry and chicanery, of party, faction, and division of society.
There's no such thing as perfect writing, just like there's no such thing as perfect despair.
Learn to give, whether you have plenty or little, whether you are happy or in pain.
Dream lofty dreams, and as you dream, so you shall become. Your vision is the promise of what you shall one day be; your ideal is the prophecy of what you shall at last unveil.
Hope is like the sun, which, as we journey toward it, casts the shadow of our burden behind us.
Genius is sorrow's child.
Trying to define yourself is like trying to bite your own teeth.
The gift of words is the gift of deception and illusion.
No man for any considerable period can wear one face to himself and another to the multitude, without finally getting bewildered as to which may be the true.
We must not always talk in the market-place of what happens to us in the forest.
I recommend that the Statue of Liberty be supplemented by a Statue of Responsibility on the west coast.
We can work together for a better world with men and women of goodwill, those who radiate the intrinsic goodness of humankind.
I want to sing like the birds sing, not worrying about who hears or what they think.