With me poetry has not been a purpose, but a passion.
You are like my little dog; when people see you, they know I am nearby.
The spirit of man is an inward flame; a lamp the world blows upon but never puts out.
Anyone who attempts to generate random numbers by deterministic means is, of course, living in a state of sin.
Sell your cleverness and buy bewilderment.
If information and knowledge are central to democracy, they are the conditions for development.
But there is only one thing which gathers people into seditious commotion, and that is oppression
A toast, Jedediah, to love on my terms. Those are the only terms anybody ever knows - his own.
All battles are fought by scared men who'd rather be some place else.
Worry is the interest paid by those who borrow trouble.
We need to keep hope alive and strive to do better.
The imagination is not a state: it is the human existence itself.
Being sober on a bus is, like, totally different than being drunk on a bus.
All is mine but nothing owned, nothing owned for memory, and mine only while I look.
There is nothing like returning to a place that remains unchanged to find the ways in which you yourself have altered.
The hardest thing to explain is the glaringly evident which everybody has decided not to see.
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.
The greatness of a man is not in how much wealth he acquires, but in his integrity and his ability to affect those around him positively.
Three may keep a secret, if two of them are dead.
There is no limit to the amount of good you can do if you don't care who gets the credit.
Hope is like the sun, which, as we journey toward it, casts the shadow of our burden behind us.