Every act of creation is first an act of destruction.
I am a lover of truth, a worshipper of freedom, a celebrant at the altar of language and purity and tolerance.
We never see ourselves as others see us.
For we walk by faith, not by sight
Yesterday is but today's memory and tomorrow is today's dream.
It is easy to be brave at a safe distance.
You are not a drop in the ocean. You are the entire ocean, in a drop.
It has seemed to be more necessary to have regard to the weight of words rather than to their number.
Knowing is not enough, we must apply. Willing is not enough, we must do.
Don't criticize what you can't understand.
To live is not merely to breathe; it is to act; it is to make use of our organs, senses, faculties - of all those parts of ourselves which give us the feeling of existence
Promises are like crying babies in a theater, they should be carried out at once.
Never put off for tomorrow, what you can do today.
Don't take tomorrow to bed with you.
Madame, all stories, if continued far enough, end in death, and he is no true-story teller who would keep that from you.
Better beggar woman and single than Queen and married.
Act enthusiastic and you will be enthusiastic
To me, being an intellectual doesn't mean knowing about intellectual issues; it means taking pleasure in them.
Kind words don't cost much. Yet they accomplish much.
You want a love which is born out of meditation, not born out of the mind.
The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you'll go.