I've learned that you shouldn't go through life with a catcher's mitt on both hands; you need to be able to throw something back.
Trying to define yourself is like trying to bite your own teeth.
A person preaches well that lives well.
To wear your heart on your sleeve isn't a very good plan; you should wear it inside, where it functions best.
But there is only one thing which gathers people into seditious commotion, and that is oppression
To be rooted is perhaps the most important and least recognized need of the human soul.
Of puns it has been said that those who most dislike them are those who are least able to utter them.
Like religion, politics, and family planning, cereal is not a topic to be brought up in public. It's too controversial.
I have noticed that nothing I have never said ever did me any harm.
My specialty is detached malevolence.
Will and intellect are one and the same thing.
How lucky I am to have something that makes saying goodbye so hard.
A man of honour should never forget what he is because he sees what others are.
It is wonderful when you don't have the fear, and a lot of the time I don't ... I focus on what needs to be done instead.
Time means a lot to me because you see I am also a learner and am often lost in the joy of forever developing.
A process cannot be understood by stopping it. Understanding must move with the flow of the process, must join it and flow with it.
The keenest sorrow is to recognize ourselves as the sole cause of all our adversities.
When something is important enough, you do it even if the odds are not in your favor.
A book is a mirror: if an ape looks into it an apostle is hardly likely to look out.
I have only ever read one book in my life, and that is White Fang. It's so frightfully good I've never bothered to read another.
With me poetry has not been a purpose, but a passion.