The mind is a superb instrument if used rightly. Used wrongly, however, it becomes very destructive. To put it more accurately... you usually don't use it at all. It uses you.
My loneliness was born when men praised my talkative faults and blamed my silent virtues.
Everything beautiful has a mark of eternity.
The mystery of the beginning of all things is insoluble by us; and I for one must be content to remain an agnostic
Reverence does not die with mortals, nor does it perish whether they live or die.
People think I'm a miserable sod but it's only because I get asked such bloody miserable questions.
Maybe you are searching among the branches, for what only appears in the roots.
Any non-commissioned officer is more of an enemy to a recruit, any schoolmaster to a pupil, then they are if they were free.
We all live with the objective of being happy; our lives are all different and yet the same.
True valor lies between cowardice and rashness.
If a dog will not come to you after having looked you in the face, you should go home and examine your conscience.
It is piracy, not overt online music stores, which is our main competitor.
We can work together for a better world with men and women of goodwill, those who radiate the intrinsic goodness of humankind.
I meant what I said and I said what I meant.
There's no such thing as perfect writing, just like there's no such thing as perfect despair.
Words have no power to impress the mind without the exquisite horror of their reality.
Dream lofty dreams, and as you dream, so you shall become. Your vision is the promise of what you shall one day be; your ideal is the prophecy of what you shall at last unveil.
Never go to a doctor whose office plants have died.
Everyone is born a genius, but the process of living de-geniuses them.
Blessed are the cracked, for they shall let in the light.
Gold and silver from the dead turn often into lead.