True valor lies between cowardice and rashness.
I've always had an obligation to creation, above all.
The mystery of the beginning of all things is insoluble by us; and I for one must be content to remain an agnostic
Reputation is what men and women think of us; character is what God and angels know of us.
All that spirits desire, spirits attain.
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.
The imagination is not a state: it is the human existence itself.
Could be worse . . . I could be Sting.
Keep things at arm's length... If you let anything come too near you want to hold on to it. And there is nothing a man can hold on to.
You hear a lot of dialogue on the death of the American family. Families aren't dying. They're merging into big conglomerates.
I have noticed even people who claim everything is predestined, and that we can do nothing to change it, look before they cross the road.
Until we're educating every kid in a fantastic way, until every inner city is cleaned up, there is no shortage of things to do.
It's sad when someone you know becomes someone you knew.
Every man's memory is his private literature.
Forewarned, forearmed. To be prepared is half the victory.
The more you like yourself, the less you are like anyone else, which makes you unique.
The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.
There are two things children should get from their parents: roots and wings.
They have formed their own 4-H club - the hopeless, hysterical hypochondriacs of history.
Reality is wrong. Dreams are for real.
The greatness of a man is not in how much wealth he acquires, but in his integrity and his ability to affect those around him positively.