It is the story that owns and directs us. It is the thing that makes us different from cattle; it is the mark on the face that sets one people apart from their neighbors.
A man can do what he wants, but not want what he wants.
I would define, in brief, the poetry of words as the rhythmical creation of Beauty.
All is mine but nothing owned, nothing owned for memory, and mine only while I look.
All that spirits desire, spirits attain.
Be that self which one truly is.
Television is chewing gum for the eyes.
The speed of the leader is the speed of the gang.
A hero cannot be a hero unless in a heroic world.
The idea of freedom is inspiring. But what does it mean? If you are free in a political sense but have no food, what's that? The freedom to starve?
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.
Wisely, and slow. They stumble that run fast.
All human actions have one or more of these seven causes: chance, nature, compulsion, habit, reason, passion, and desire.
Rhyme, that enslaved queen, that supreme charm of our poetry, that creator of our meter.
Delay always breeds danger. To protract a great design is often to ruin it.
Common sense is the most widely shared commodity in the world, for every man is convinced that he is well supplied with it.
Comedy is acting out optimism.
The mind is a superb instrument if used rightly. Used wrongly, however, it becomes very destructive. To put it more accurately... you usually don't use it at all. It uses you.
I used to desire many, many things, but now I have just one desire, and thats to get rid of all my other desires.
Any non-commissioned officer is more of an enemy to a recruit, any schoolmaster to a pupil, then they are if they were free.
How vain it is to sit down to write when you have not stood up to live.