A lot of people don't realize that depression is an illness. I don't wish it on anyone, but if they would know how it feels, I swear they would think twice before they just shrug it.
To the young people I say, you are a gift to your communities and indeed the world. You are our hope and our future.
All the perplexities, confusion and distress in America arise, not from defects in their Constitution or Confederation, not from want of honor or virtue, so much as from the downright ignorance of the nature of coin, credit and circulation.
There is nothing to writing. All you do is sit down at a typewriter and bleed.
Everything is vague to a degree you do not realize till you have tried to make it precise.
He who surpasses or subdues mankind must look down on the hate of those below.
Once you label me you negate me.
Authority, without any condition and reservation, belongs to the nation.
The English contribution to world cuisine - the chip.
Patriotism is the last refuge of a scoundrel.
I would define, in brief, the poetry of words as the rhythmical creation of Beauty.
An intellectual is a man who doesn't know how to park a bike.
There is the view that poetry should improve your life. I think people confuse it with the Salvation Army.
The universe we observe has precisely the properties we should expect if there is, at bottom, no design, no purpose, no evil and no good, nothing but blind pitiless indifference.
Words have no power to impress the mind without the exquisite horror of their reality.
Extraordinary claims require extraordinary evidence.
There are no facts, only interpretations.
We can work together for a better world with men and women of goodwill, those who radiate the intrinsic goodness of humankind.
The cure for boredom is curiosity.There is no cure for curiosity.
It's better to be unhappy alone than unhappy with someone.
All tyranny needs to gain a foothold is for people of good conscience to remain silent.