Unless someone like you cares a whole awful lot, nothing is going to get better. It's not.
A lie never lives to be old.
Freedom is from within.
Prayer does not change God, but it changes him who prays.
There is the view that poetry should improve your life. I think people confuse it with the Salvation Army.
When people start asking you to do the same thing over and over again, that's when you know you're way too close to something that you don't want to be near.
It ain't over 'til it's over.
How lucky I am to have something that makes saying goodbye so hard.
Fashion changes, but style endures.
I must not write a word to you about politics, because you are a woman.
If you could kick the person in the pants responsible for most of your trouble, you wouldn't sit for a month.
Rhyme, that enslaved queen, that supreme charm of our poetry, that creator of our meter.
Hope is like the sun, which, as we journey toward it, casts the shadow of our burden behind us.
Patriotism is the last refuge of a scoundrel.
I speak for the trees, for the trees have no tongues.
Dare to risk public criticism.
Being unwanted, unloved, uncared for, forgotten by everybody, I think that is a much greater hunger, a much greater poverty than the person who has nothing to eat.
Maybe, just once, someone will call me 'Sir' without adding, 'You're making a scene.'
Self-pity is our worst enemy and if we yield to it, we can never do anything wise in this world.
Let us try to teach generosity and altruism, because we are born selfish.
Time means a lot to me because you see I am also a learner and am often lost in the joy of forever developing.