There are two things children should get from their parents: roots and wings.
I have noticed that nothing I have never said ever did me any harm.
Work is the rent you pay for the room you occupy on earth.
Time means a lot to me because you see I am also a learner and am often lost in the joy of forever developing.
When people talk of the freedom of writing, speaking or thinking I cannot choose but laugh. No such thing ever existed. No such thing now exists; but I hope it will exist. But it must be hundreds of years after you and I shall write and speak no more.
A process cannot be understood by stopping it. Understanding must move with the flow of the process, must join it and flow with it.
I hope I shall possess firmness and virtue enough to maintain what I consider the most enviable of all titles, the character of an honest man.
We must find time to stop and thank the people who make a difference in our lives
You can have anything in this world you want, if you want it badly enough and you're willing to pay the price.
I used to desire many, many things, but now I have just one desire, and thats to get rid of all my other desires.
Memory... is an internal rumour.
I fully realize that no wealth or position can long endure, unless built upon truth and justice; therefore, I will engage in no transaction which does not benefit all whom it affects.
Go on, get out. Last words are for fools who haven't said enough.
I would define, in brief, the poetry of words as the rhythmical creation of Beauty.
Be like a tree and let the dead leaves drop.
There is nothing more miserable in the world than to arrive in paradise and look like your passport photo.
Tradition becomes our security, and when the mind is secure it is in decay.
The spirit of man is an inward flame; a lamp the world blows upon but never puts out.
I will not let anyone walk through my mind with their dirty feet.
Ladies who play with fire must remember that smoke gets in their eyes.
I am not a saint, unless you think of a saint as a sinner who keeps on trying.