Every beauty which is seen here by persons of perception resembles more than anything else that celestial source from which we all are come.
There's real poetry in the real world. Science is the poetry of reality
The poor are prevented from thinking by the discipline of others, the rich by their own.
Young heads take example of the ancient.
Do unto those downstream as you would have those upstream do unto you.
Since it is difficult to join them together, it is safer to be feared than to be loved when one of the two must be lacking.
Could be worse . . . I could be Sting.
A jug fills drop by drop.
A scientific man ought to have no wishes, no affections, - a mere heart of stone.
I fully realize that no wealth or position can long endure, unless built upon truth and justice; therefore, I will engage in no transaction which does not benefit all whom it affects.
Science is not only compatible with spirituality; it is a profound source of spirituality.
I do not argue with obstinate men. I act in spite of them.
All is mine but nothing owned, nothing owned for memory, and mine only while I look.
There is the view that poetry should improve your life. I think people confuse it with the Salvation Army.
We do not have to visit a madhouse to find disordered minds; our planet is the mental institution of the universe.
There is nothing to writing. All you do is sit down at a typewriter and bleed.
Until we're educating every kid in a fantastic way, until every inner city is cleaned up, there is no shortage of things to do.
The joke of our time is the suicide of intention.
If you've got them by the balls their hearts and minds will follow.
One's only rival is one's own potentialities. One's only failure is failing to live up to one's own possibilities. In this sense, every man can be a king, and must therefore be treated like a king.
There is only one difference between a madman and me. The madman thinks he is sane. I know I am mad.