The gift of words is the gift of deception and illusion.
You're only given a little spark of madness. You mustn't lose it.
The mystery of the beginning of all things is insoluble by us; and I for one must be content to remain an agnostic
If the misery of the poor be caused not by the laws of nature, but by our institutions, great is our sin.
I am one of those who think like Nobel, that humanity will draw more good than evil from new discoveries.
There is the view that poetry should improve your life. I think people confuse it with the Salvation Army.
I can see in your eyes, I can see in your faces, I can see you cry. But what I want to say, there's no reason to cry. Do not, in the name of peace, go in the streets and riot.
A myth is an image in terms of which we try to make sense of the world.
The difficulty is to try and teach the multitude that something can be true and untrue at the same time.
An idea is salvation by imagination
Will and intellect are one and the same thing.
The day of individual happiness has passed
A moral being is one who is capable of reflecting on his past actions and their motives - of approving of some and disapproving of others
Dare to risk public criticism.
Only those with no memory insist on their originality.
Get off your butt and join the Marines!
Experience without theory is blind, but theory without experience is mere intellectual play.
Any non-commissioned officer is more of an enemy to a recruit, any schoolmaster to a pupil, then they are if they were free.
The secret of being a bore is to tell everything.
A process cannot be understood by stopping it. Understanding must move with the flow of the process, must join it and flow with it.
Common looking people are the best in the world: that is the reason the Lord makes so many of them.