To the young people I say, you are a gift to your communities and indeed the world. You are our hope and our future.
I have great faith in fools; self-confidence my friends call it.
Learn to give, whether you have plenty or little, whether you are happy or in pain.
Rhyme, that enslaved queen, that supreme charm of our poetry, that creator of our meter.
If the misery of the poor be caused not by the laws of nature, but by our institutions, great is our sin.
It is piracy, not overt online music stores, which is our main competitor.
Character is like a tree and reputation like a shadow. The shadow is what we think of it; the tree is the real thing.
When it is not in our power to determine what is true, we ought to follow what is most probable.
My specialty is detached malevolence.
What do you despise? By this are you truly known.
Tradition becomes our security, and when the mind is secure it is in decay.
Anger makes dull men witty, but it keeps them poor.
When the dog looks at you, the dog is not thinking what kind of a person you are. The dog is not judging you.
I don't watch television, I think it destroys the art of talking about oneself.
A place for everything, and everything in its place.
We can work together for a better world with men and women of goodwill, those who radiate the intrinsic goodness of humankind.
Parents wonder why the streams are bitter, when they themselves have poisoned the fountain.
To forbid us anything is to make us have a mind for it.
What is to give light must endure burning.
Of all the things I`ve lost I miss my mind the most.
Young heads take example of the ancient.