The poor are prevented from thinking by the discipline of others, the rich by their own.
I don't say we all ought to misbehave, but we ought to look as if we could.
I hope I shall possess firmness and virtue enough to maintain what I consider the most enviable of all titles, the character of an honest man.
The mind that finds its way to wild places is the poet's; but the mind that never finds its way back is the lunatic's.
Don't send me flowers when I'm dead. If you like me, send them while I'm alive.
There is the view that poetry should improve your life. I think people confuse it with the Salvation Army.
Only two things are infinite, the universe and human stupidity, and I'm not sure about the former.
Even if you are divine, you don't disdain male consorts.
Those who hammer their guns into plows, will plow for those who do not.
When you get to a certain age, there is no coming back.
The Declaration of Independence I always considered as a theatrical show. Jefferson ran away with all the stage effect of that... and all the glory of it.
I've been looking for a girl like you - not you, but a girl like you.
Do unto those downstream as you would have those upstream do unto you.
Of all the things I`ve lost I miss my mind the most.
By desiring little, a poor man makes himself rich.
I'll always be poor in my mind.
That which can be asserted without evidence, can be dismissed without evidence.
Hope is like the sun, which, as we journey toward it, casts the shadow of our burden behind us.
The advantage of a bad memory is that one enjoys several times the same good thing for the first time.
Extraordinary claims require extraordinary evidence.
I love children, especially when they cry, for then someone takes them away.