Unless someone like you cares a whole awful lot, nothing is going to get better. It's not.
If a dog will not come to you after having looked you in the face, you should go home and examine your conscience.
Purity of heart is to will one thing.
No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.
Certainty? In this world nothing is certain but death and taxes.
Remember upon the conduct of each depends the fate of all.
With me poetry has not been a purpose, but a passion.
To find a man's true character, play golf with him.
Could be worse . . . I could be Sting.
We often discover what will do by finding out what will not do; and probably he who never made a mistake never made a discovery.
All satire is blind to the forces liberated by decay. Which is why total decay has absorbed the forces of satire.
All the perplexities, confusion and distress in America arise, not from defects in their Constitution or Confederation, not from want of honor or virtue, so much as from the downright ignorance of the nature of coin, credit and circulation.
The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.
When people start asking you to do the same thing over and over again, that's when you know you're way too close to something that you don't want to be near.
A diplomat is a man who always remembers a woman's birthday but never remembers her age.
There's real poetry in the real world. Science is the poetry of reality
As long as we believe in absurdities we shall continue to commit atrocities.
I want to go ahead of Father Time with a scythe of my own.
The English contribution to world cuisine - the chip.
What is necessary to change a person is to change his awareness of himself.
Racism is a much more clandestine, much more hidden kind of phenomenon, but at the same time it's perhaps far more terrible than it's ever been.