God creates, I do not create. I assemble and I steal everywhere to do it - from what I see, from what the dancers can do, from what others do.
Prayer does not change God, but it changes him who prays.
It is by no means an irrational fancy that, in a future existence, we shall look upon what we think our present existence, as a dream.
But there is only one thing which gathers people into seditious commotion, and that is oppression
Don't tell me the moon is shining; show me the glint of light on broken glass.
Parents are usually more careful to bestow knowledge on their children rather than virtue, the art of speaking well rather than doing well; but their manners should be of the greatest concern.
But some emotions don't make a lot of noise. It's hard to hear pride. Caring is real faint - like a heartbeat. And pure love why, some days it's so quiet, you don't even know it's there.
Too often we enjoy the comfort of opinion without the discomfort of thought.
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.
There is an eloquence in true enthusiasm.
Of all the things I`ve lost I miss my mind the most.
As long as we believe in absurdities we shall continue to commit atrocities.
He who surpasses or subdues mankind must look down on the hate of those below.
If you talk bad about country music, it's like saying bad things about my momma. Them's fightin' words.
We are all worms, but I do believe that I am a glow-worm.
By seeing London, I have seen as much of life as the world can show.
Science is not only compatible with spirituality; it is a profound source of spirituality.
All men are liable to error; and most men are, in many points, by passion or interest, under temptation to it.
No snowflake in an avalanche ever feels responsible.
The mind that finds its way to wild places is the poet's; but the mind that never finds its way back is the lunatic's.
I hope I shall possess firmness and virtue enough to maintain what I consider the most enviable of all titles, the character of an honest man.