When we are no longer able to change a situation - we are challenged to change ourselves.
Sanity is a madness put to good uses.
Genius is one percent inspiration and ninety-nine percent perspiration.
There is the view that poetry should improve your life. I think people confuse it with the Salvation Army.
I love children, especially when they cry, for then someone takes them away.
Maybe you are searching among the branches, for what only appears in the roots.
The spirit of man is an inward flame; a lamp the world blows upon but never puts out.
We princes are set as it were upon stages in the sight and view of the world.
When I had nothing to lose, I had everything. When I stopped being who I am, I found myself.
I don't say we all ought to misbehave, but we ought to look as if we could.
There is nothing to writing. All you do is sit down at a typewriter and bleed.
Talk low, talk slow and don't say too much.
Go on, get out. Last words are for fools who haven't said enough.
Advice to intellectuals: let no-one represent you.
When you do things from your soul, you feel a river moving in you, a joy.
When a man is tired of London, he is tired of life; for there is in London all that life can afford.
I meant what I said and I said what I meant.
A photograph can be an instant of life captured for eternity that will never cease looking back at you.
A great city is the place to escape the true drama of provincial life, and find solace in fantasy.
Not simply one of the virtues but the form of every virtue at the testing point, which means at the point of highest reality.
The secret of being a bore is to tell everything.