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.
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.
There is the view that poetry should improve your life. I think people confuse it with the Salvation Army.
We all live with the objective of being happy; our lives are all different and yet the same.
The two offices of memory are collection and distribution.
There is an eloquence in true enthusiasm.
There is no limit to the amount of good you can do if you don't care who gets the credit.
Everything is vague to a degree you do not realize till you have tried to make it precise.
The Declaration of Independence I always considered as a theatrical show. Jefferson ran away with all the stage effect of that... and all the glory of it.
When the dog looks at you, the dog is not thinking what kind of a person you are. The dog is not judging you.
It is a good rule in life never to apologize. The right sort of people do not want apologies, and the wrong sort take a mean advantage of them.
Show love, compassion, protection & generosity to those who depend on you – in fact, to everyone.
Sell your cleverness and buy bewilderment.
I can see in your eyes, I can see in your faces, I can see you cry. But what I want to say, there's no reason to cry. Do not, in the name of peace, go in the streets and riot.
I speak for the trees, for the trees have no tongues.
All battles are fought by scared men who'd rather be some place else.
As I grow older, I pay less attention to what men say. I just watch what they do.
Every man is guilty of all the good he did not do.
You are like my little dog; when people see you, they know I am nearby.
Women have the right to work wherever they want, as long as they have the dinner ready when you get home.
When one door is closed, don't you know that many more are open