The future is something which every one reaches at the rate of sixty minutes an hour, whatever he does, whoever he is.
One of the advantages of being disorderly is that one is constantly making exciting discoveries.
Christmas to a child is the first terrible proof that to travel hopefully is better than to arrive.
In terms of an identity, an identity reflects an individuality, by definition. And, if there is a quality present, it is recognizable and it can be named. If you can't name it, it means you don't recognize it.
There is the view that poetry should improve your life. I think people confuse it with the Salvation Army.
But some emotions don't make a lot of noise. It's hard to hear pride. Caring is real faint - like a heartbeat. And pure love why, some days it's so quiet, you don't even know it's there.
All the perplexities, confusion and distress in America arise, not from defects in their Constitution or Confederation, not from want of honor or virtue, so much as from the downright ignorance of the nature of coin, credit and circulation.
It is wonderful when you don't have the fear, and a lot of the time I don't ... I focus on what needs to be done instead.
I have a simple philosophy. Fill what's empty. Empty what's full. And scratch where it itches.
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.
The two offices of memory are collection and distribution.
As long as we believe in absurdities we shall continue to commit atrocities.
Jests that give pains are not jests.
There is nothing to writing. All you do is sit down at a typewriter and bleed.
By desiring little, a poor man makes himself rich.
Only two things are infinite, the universe and human stupidity, and I'm not sure about the former.
I want to go ahead of Father Time with a scythe of my own.
Delay always breeds danger. To protract a great design is often to ruin it.
In feature films the director is God; in documentary films God is the director
Ah just act the way ah feel.
The traditional ways were wrongly disowned by Christianity - in hindsight, medicine men were not demons but very important counsellors in the community.