To wear your heart on your sleeve isn't a very good plan; you should wear it inside, where it functions best.
When you do things from your soul, you feel a river moving in you, a joy.
Prayer does not change God, but it changes him who prays.
Delay always breeds danger. To protract a great design is often to ruin it.
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.
Parents are usually more careful to bestow knowledge on their children rather than virtue, the art of speaking well rather than doing well; but their manners should be of the greatest concern.
You hear a lot of dialogue on the death of the American family. Families aren't dying. They're merging into big conglomerates.
If you never stop when you wave goodbye you just might find, if you give it time, you will wave hello again...
You’ll miss the best things if you keep your eyes shut.
As long as we believe in absurdities we shall continue to commit atrocities.
With me poetry has not been a purpose, but a passion.
Abuse of words has been the great instrument of sophistry and chicanery, of party, faction, and division of society.
A myth is an image in terms of which we try to make sense of the world.
I just want to retire before I go senile because if I don't retire before I go senile, then I'll do more damage than good at that point.
Ladies who play with fire must remember that smoke gets in their eyes.
Tell me thy company, and I shall tell thee what thou art.
He who would accomplish little must sacrifice little; he who would achieve much must sacrifice much; he who would attain highly must sacrifice greatly.
Charity ... is the opium of the privileged.
Unless someone like you cares a whole awful lot, nothing is going to get better. It's not.
The good times of today are the sad thoughts of tomorrow.
The right of a nation to kill a tyrant in case of necessity can no more be doubted than to hang a robber, or kill a flea.