Every beauty which is seen here by persons of perception resembles more than anything else that celestial source from which we all are come.
The future ain't what it used to be.
You will always be fond of me. I represent to you all the sins you never had the courage to commit.
No snowflake in an avalanche ever feels responsible.
Dress shabbily and they remember the dress; dress impeccably and they remember the woman.
You're only given a little spark of madness. You mustn't lose it.
A diplomat is a man who always remembers a woman's birthday but never remembers her age.
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.
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.
You always admire what you really don't understand.
There is only one way... to get anybody to do anything. And that is by making the other person want to do it.
We can't become what we need to be by remaining what we are.
If you talk bad about country music, it's like saying bad things about my momma. Them's fightin' words.
A hero cannot be a hero unless in a heroic world.
At the bottom of enmity between strangers lies indifference.
With me poetry has not been a purpose, but a passion.
All animals are equal, but some animals are more equal than others.
To forbid us anything is to make us have a mind for it.
Authority, without any condition and reservation, belongs to the nation.
The joke of our time is the suicide of intention.
Could be worse . . . I could be Sting.