An intellectual is a man who doesn't know how to park a bike.
Words have no power to impress the mind without the exquisite horror of their reality.
Believe nothing, no matter where you read it, or who said it, no matter if I have said it, unless it agrees with your own reason and your own common sense.
I speak for the trees, for the trees have no tongues.
Talk low, talk slow and don't say too much.
There is only one difference between a madman and me. The madman thinks he is sane. I know I am mad.
Young heads take example of the ancient.
Memory... is an internal rumour.
There is the view that poetry should improve your life. I think people confuse it with the Salvation Army.
There's real poetry in the real world. Science is the poetry of reality
I don't watch television, I think it destroys the art of talking about oneself.
It does not do to dwell on dreams and forget to live.
What do you despise? By this are you truly known.
Deep in the human unconscious is a pervasive need for a logical universe that makes sense. But the real universe is always one step beyond logic.
Children's talent to endure stems from their ignorance of alternatives.
Tradition becomes our security, and when the mind is secure it is in decay.
Our greatest foes - and whom we must chiefly combat - are within.
When one door is closed, don't you know that many more are open
His modesty amounts to deformity.
The hardest thing to explain is the glaringly evident which everybody has decided not to see.
Delay always breeds danger. To protract a great design is often to ruin it.