Parents wonder why the streams are bitter, when they themselves have poisoned the fountain.
Sometimes glass glitters more than diamonds because it has more to prove.
There is a real magic in enthusiasm. It spells the difference between mediocrity and accomplishment
But there is only one thing which gathers people into seditious commotion, and that is oppression
Remember upon the conduct of each depends the fate of all.
Don't send me flowers when I'm dead. If you like me, send them while I'm alive.
The mind that finds its way to wild places is the poet's; but the mind that never finds its way back is the lunatic's.
Parents can only give good advice or put them on the right paths, but the final forming of a person's character lies in their own hands
Show love, compassion, protection & generosity to those who depend on you – in fact, to everyone.
The imagination is not a state: it is the human existence itself.
Sunlight is painting.
You are like my little dog; when people see you, they know I am nearby.
The joke of our time is the suicide of intention.
The word 'good' has many meanings. For example, if a man were to shoot his grandmother at a range of five hundred yards, I should call him a good shot, but not necessarily a good man.
Some newspapers are fit only to line the bottom of bird cages.
Terrorism is the tactic of demanding the impossible, and demanding it at gunpoint.
Sell your cleverness and buy bewilderment.
Words have no power to impress the mind without the exquisite horror of their reality.
I am not now That which I have been.
I am not interested in picking up crumbs of compassion thrown from the table of someone who considers himself my master. I want the full menu of rights.
My loneliness was born when men praised my talkative faults and blamed my silent virtues.