Do it again on the next verse, and people think you meant it.
We can't become what we need to be by remaining what we are.
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.
Too often we enjoy the comfort of opinion without the discomfort of thought.
There is not such a cradle of democracy upon the earth as the Free Public Library, this republic of letters, where neither rank, office, nor wealth receives the slightest consideration.
You sort of start thinking anything's possible if you've got enough nerve.
One of the great penalties those of us who live our lives in full view of the public must pay is the loss of that most cherished birthright of man's, privacy.
I don't do drugs, I am drugs
It is piracy, not overt online music stores, which is our main competitor.
Rich men's houses are seldom beautiful, rarely comfortable, and never original. It is a constant source of surprise to people of moderate means to observe how little a big fortune contributes to Beauty.
External nature is only internal nature writ large.
Thought is free.
What is necessary to change a person is to change his awareness of himself.
Your clothes conceal much of your beauty, yet they hide not the unbeautiful
The idea is to write it so that people hear it and it slides through the brain and goes straight to the heart.
Every man is guilty of all the good he did not do.
In the rush for justice it is important not to lose sight of principles the country holds dear.
Modesty and conscientiousness receive their reward only in novels. In life they are exploited and then shoved aside.
Usually when people are sad, they don't do anything. They just cry over their condition. But when they get angry, they bring about a change.
It does not do to dwell on dreams and forget to live.
Being powerful is like being a lady. If you have to tell people you are, you aren't.