How lucky I am to have something that makes saying goodbye so hard.
I am not now That which I have been.
If you pick up a starving dog and make him prosperous he will not bite you. This is the principal difference between a dog and man.
Being powerful is like being a lady. If you have to tell people you are, you aren't.
Sell your cleverness and buy bewilderment.
If everything isn't black and white, I say, 'Why the hell not?'
Hope is like the sun, which, as we journey toward it, casts the shadow of our burden behind us.
With me poetry has not been a purpose, but a passion.
My idea of an agreeable person is a person who agrees with me.
Certainty? In this world nothing is certain but death and taxes.
Jests that give pains are not jests.
There's nothing in the world so demoralizing as money.
Pain is inevitable. Suffering is optional.
External nature is only internal nature writ large.
Advice to intellectuals: let no-one represent you.
Never go to a doctor whose office plants have died.
Society is now one polished horde, Formed of two mighty tribes, The Bores and the Bored.
I am not ashamed to confess that I am ignorant of what I do not know.
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.
Design is not just what it looks like and feels like. Design is how it works.
Do it again on the next verse, and people think you meant it.