There is the view that poetry should improve your life. I think people confuse it with the Salvation Army.
If a little is great, and a lot is better, then way too much is just about right!
For the meaning of life differs from man to man, from day to day and from hour to hour. What matters, therefore, is not the meaning of life in general but rather the specific meaning of a person's life at a given moment.
We are all worms, but I do believe that I am a glow-worm.
I feel as if I were a piece in a game of chess, when my opponent says of it: That piece cannot be moved.
Obsession is an attractive thing. People who are really, really interested and good at one thing and smart are attractive, if they're men.
There's real poetry in the real world. Science is the poetry of reality
Since it is difficult to join them together, it is safer to be feared than to be loved when one of the two must be lacking.
I have often been accused of putting my foot in my mouth, but I will never put my hand in your pockets
Circumstances do not make the man, they reveal him.
Time means a lot to me because you see I am also a learner and am often lost in the joy of forever developing.
Common looking people are the best in the world: that is the reason the Lord makes so many of them.
I must not write a word to you about politics, because you are a woman.
Trying to define yourself is like trying to bite your own teeth.
Advice to intellectuals: let no-one represent you.
Nothing is black or white.
Real stupidity beats artificial intelligence every time.
Every man is guilty of all the good he did not do.
A toast, Jedediah, to love on my terms. Those are the only terms anybody ever knows - his own.
Enthusiasm... the sustaining power of all great action.
True valor lies between cowardice and rashness.