Our greatest foes - and whom we must chiefly combat - are within.
Before I speak, I have something important to say.
Who are you to judge the life I live? I know I'm not perfect-and I don't live to be-but before you start pointing fingers... make sure your hands are clean!
Enthusiasm... the sustaining power of all great action.
Blessed are the cracked, for they shall let in the light.
When one door is closed, don't you know that many more are open
Character is like a tree and reputation like a shadow. The shadow is what we think of it; the tree is the real thing.
A great city is the place to escape the true drama of provincial life, and find solace in fantasy.
Rhyme, that enslaved queen, that supreme charm of our poetry, that creator of our meter.
Do it again on the next verse, and people think you meant it.
A friend doesn't go on a diet because you are fat.
Hope is like the sun, which, as we journey toward it, casts the shadow of our burden behind us.
All is mine but nothing owned, nothing owned for memory, and mine only while I look.
When it is not in our power to determine what is true, we ought to follow what is most probable.
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.
The only thing worse than being blind is having sight but no vision.
The bat thought I was giving him the kiss of life!
Will and intellect are one and the same thing.
Beauty of whatever kind, in its supreme development, invariably excites the sensitive soul to tears.
Reality is wrong. Dreams are for real.