I will not let anyone walk through my mind with their dirty feet.
Light thinks it travels faster than anything but it is wrong. No matter how fast light travels, it finds the darkness has always got there first, and is waiting for it.
With me poetry has not been a purpose, but a passion.
Enthusiasm... the sustaining power of all great action.
I have no idea. People who boast about their IQ are losers.
Show love, compassion, protection & generosity to those who depend on you – in fact, to everyone.
The people I distrust most are those who want to improve our lives but have only one course of action.
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.
By seeing London, I have seen as much of life as the world can show.
Extraordinary claims require extraordinary evidence.
Sunlight is painting.
I am not now That which I have been.
No snowflake in an avalanche ever feels responsible.
He who surpasses or subdues mankind must look down on the hate of those below.
The true test of a man's character is what he does when no one is watching.
It is by no means an irrational fancy that, in a future existence, we shall look upon what we think our present existence, as a dream.
Memory... is an internal rumour.
My loneliness was born when men praised my talkative faults and blamed my silent virtues.
There are books of which the backs and covers are by far the best parts.
If a dog will not come to you after having looked you in the face, you should go home and examine your conscience.
Racism is a much more clandestine, much more hidden kind of phenomenon, but at the same time it's perhaps far more terrible than it's ever been.