He who surpasses or subdues mankind must look down on the hate of those below.
Sell your cleverness and buy bewilderment.
You cant have a plan for your day, til you have a plan for your life.
Could be worse . . . I could be Sting.
Religion is like a knife: you can either use it to cut bread, or stick in someone's back.
There is the view that poetry should improve your life. I think people confuse it with the Salvation Army.
When something is important enough, you do it even if the odds are not in your favor.
Never lend your car to someone you've given birth to.
No snowflake in an avalanche ever feels responsible.
If we all worked on the assumption that what is accepted as true is really true, there would be little hope of advance.
Self-pity is our worst enemy and if we yield to it, we can never do anything wise in this world.
My idea of an agreeable person is a person who agrees with me.
Radical simply means 'grasping things at the root'.
I love deadlines. I like the whooshing sound they make as they fly by.
You can't deny laughter; when it comes, it plops down in your favorite chair and stays as long as it wants.
All men are prepared to accomplish the incredible if their ideals are threatened.
Tomorrow is the most important thing in life. Comes into us at midnight very clean. It's perfect when it arrives and it puts itself in our hands. It hopes we've learned something from yesterday.
Prayer does not change God, but it changes him who prays.
The Declaration of Independence I always considered as a theatrical show. Jefferson ran away with all the stage effect of that... and all the glory of it.
But there is only one thing which gathers people into seditious commotion, and that is oppression
Everyone is born a genius, but the process of living de-geniuses them.