Always carry a corkscrew and the wine shall provide itself.
Every man of action has a strong dose of egoism, pride, hardness, and cunning. But all those things will be regarded as high qualities if he can make them the means to achieve great ends.
A dream is the bearer of a new possibility, the enlarged horizon, the great hope.
Whether you listen to a piece of music, or a poem, or look at a picture or a jug, or a piece of sculpture, what matters about it is not what it has in common with others of its kind, but what is singularly its own.
I am opposed to heart attacks and cancer and strokes the way I am opposed to sin.
Twilight – a time of pause when nature changes her guard. All living things would fade and die from too much light or too much dark, if twilight were not.
Love is so simple.
The mystic purchases a moment of exhilaration with a lifetime of confusion; and the confusion is infectious and destructive. It is confusing and destructive to try and explain anything in terms of anything else, poetry in terms of psychology.
During times of war, hatred becomes quite respectable even though it has to masquerade often under the guise of patriotism.
How can you dare teach a man to read until you’ve taught him everything else first?