If everything isn't black and white, I say, 'Why the hell not?'
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.
The future ain't what it used to be.
All men are liable to error; and most men are, in many points, by passion or interest, under temptation to it.
There's no such thing as perfect writing, just like there's no such thing as perfect despair.
Experience without theory is blind, but theory without experience is mere intellectual play.
We need to keep hope alive and strive to do better.
A person preaches well that lives well.
One's only rival is one's own potentialities. One's only failure is failing to live up to one's own possibilities. In this sense, every man can be a king, and must therefore be treated like a king.
Sometimes glass glitters more than diamonds because it has more to prove.
Moonlight is sculpture.
Common sense is the most widely shared commodity in the world, for every man is convinced that he is well supplied with it.
Since it is difficult to join them together, it is safer to be feared than to be loved when one of the two must be lacking.
I'm not a genius. I'm just a tremendous bundle of experience.
People create stories create people; or rather stories create people create stories.
When you do things from your soul, you feel a river moving in you, a joy.
The last of human freedoms - the ability to chose one's attitude in a given set of circumstances.
All honor's wounds are self-inflicted.
Most ballet teachers in the United States are terrible. If they were in medicine, everyone would be poisoned.
In the intellectual order, the virtue of humility is nothing more nor less than the power of attention.
It is piracy, not overt online music stores, which is our main competitor.