That which costs little is less valued.
Children's talent to endure stems from their ignorance of alternatives.
There are two things children should get from their parents: roots and wings.
I have noticed that nothing I have never said ever did me any harm.
I'll always be poor in my mind.
Abuse of words has been the great instrument of sophistry and chicanery, of party, faction, and division of society.
In terms of an identity, an identity reflects an individuality, by definition. And, if there is a quality present, it is recognizable and it can be named. If you can't name it, it means you don't recognize it.
We are all worms, but I do believe that I am a glow-worm.
A man of honour should never forget what he is because he sees what others are.
To find a man's true character, play golf with him.
A lot of people don't realize that depression is an illness. I don't wish it on anyone, but if they would know how it feels, I swear they would think twice before they just shrug it.
I am only one, but still I am one. I cannot do everything, but still I can do something; and because I cannot do everything, I will not refuse to do something that I can do.
Experience without theory is blind, but theory without experience is mere intellectual play.
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.
I'm not afraid of dying I just don't want to be there when it happens.
In the intellectual order, the virtue of humility is nothing more nor less than the power of attention.
At the bottom of enmity between strangers lies indifference.
To be rooted is perhaps the most important and least recognized need of the human soul.
Any fool can criticize, condemn, and complain but it takes character and self control to be understanding and forgiving.
There is nothing like returning to a place that remains unchanged to find the ways in which you yourself have altered.
All satire is blind to the forces liberated by decay. Which is why total decay has absorbed the forces of satire.