I'll always be poor in my mind.
The day of individual happiness has passed
The imagination is not a state: it is the human existence itself.
One of the great penalties those of us who live our lives in full view of the public must pay is the loss of that most cherished birthright of man's, privacy.
Our greatest foes - and whom we must chiefly combat - are within.
Passion goes, Boredom remains.
In the rush for justice it is important not to lose sight of principles the country holds dear.
There is nothing to writing. All you do is sit down at a typewriter and bleed.
Extraordinary claims require extraordinary evidence.
There's no such thing as perfect writing, just like there's no such thing as perfect despair.
Time means a lot to me because you see I am also a learner and am often lost in the joy of forever developing.
I recommend that the Statue of Liberty be supplemented by a Statue of Responsibility on the west coast.
It's better to be unhappy alone than unhappy with someone.
One's only rival is one's own potentialities. One's only failure is failing to live up to one's own possibilities. In this sense, every man can be a king, and must therefore be treated like a king.
The more intense the nature of a man, the more readily will he find meditation, and the more successfully will he practice it.
I must uphold my ideals, for perhaps the time will come when I shall be able to carry them out.
Beauty of whatever kind, in its supreme development, invariably excites the sensitive soul to tears.
A mediocre idea that generates enthusiasm will go further than a great idea that inspires no one.
Terrorism is the tactic of demanding the impossible, and demanding it at gunpoint.
God creates, I do not create. I assemble and I steal everywhere to do it - from what I see, from what the dancers can do, from what others do.
I am one of those who think like Nobel, that humanity will draw more good than evil from new discoveries.