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.
When I had nothing to lose, I had everything. When I stopped being who I am, I found myself.
All that spirits desire, spirits attain.
I apologize for lying to you. I promise I won't deceive you except in matters of this sort.
But some emotions don't make a lot of noise. It's hard to hear pride. Caring is real faint - like a heartbeat. And pure love why, some days it's so quiet, you don't even know it's there.
Once you label me you negate me.
My government will be open. Anyone found guilty of corruption will be dealt with in accordance with the law. If you are corrupt you will have to hang your boots.
Anyone who attempts to generate random numbers by deterministic means is, of course, living in a state of sin.
Computers are useless. They can only give you answers.
Thought is free.
I don't say we all ought to misbehave, but we ought to look as if we could.
Gold and silver from the dead turn often into lead.
There is an eloquence in true enthusiasm.
Human decency is not derived from religion. It precedes it.
All men are prepared to accomplish the incredible if their ideals are threatened.
It is a mistake to think you can solve any major problems just with potatoes.
With me poetry has not been a purpose, but a passion.
The death of a beautiful woman, is unquestionably the most poetical topic in the world.
I like to think of myself at home in the armchair, writing, smoking and occasionally wandering down the shop.
It ain't over 'til it's over.
If you never stop when you wave goodbye you just might find, if you give it time, you will wave hello again...