In the intellectual order, the virtue of humility is nothing more nor less than the power of attention.
A process cannot be understood by stopping it. Understanding must move with the flow of the process, must join it and flow with it.
An idea is salvation by imagination
Where grief is fresh, any attempt to divert it only irritates.
Once you label me you negate me.
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.
Young heads take example of the ancient.
There are no good girls gone wrong - just bad girls found out.
I have only ever read one book in my life, and that is White Fang. It's so frightfully good I've never bothered to read another.
I find it rather easy to portray a businessman. Being bland, rather cruel and incompetent comes naturally to me.
If you talk bad about country music, it's like saying bad things about my momma. Them's fightin' words.
We are all now connected by the Internet, like neurons in a giant brain.
Of puns it has been said that those who most dislike them are those who are least able to utter them.
I've been looking for a girl like you - not you, but a girl like you.
External nature is only internal nature writ large.
We all live with the objective of being happy; our lives are all different and yet the same.
Women have the right to work wherever they want, as long as they have the dinner ready when you get home.
I used to desire many, many things, but now I have just one desire, and thats to get rid of all my other desires.
You are like my little dog; when people see you, they know I am nearby.
There is not such a cradle of democracy upon the earth as the Free Public Library, this republic of letters, where neither rank, office, nor wealth receives the slightest consideration.
Will and intellect are one and the same thing.