They consider me to have sharp and penetrating vision because I see them through the mesh of a sieve.
I knew I would read all kinds of books and try to get at what it is that makes good writers good. But I made no promises that I would write books a lot of people would like to read.
If the grandfather of the grandfather of Jesus had known what was hidden within him, he would have stood humble and awe-struck before his soul.
And although our bodies are bounded with skin, and we can differentiate between outside and inside, they cannot exist except in a certain kind of natural environment.
You give but little when you give of your possessions. It is when you give of yourself that you truly give.
In known history, nobody has had such capacity for altering the universe than the people of the United States of America. And nobody has gone about it in such an aggressive way.
Life without liberty is like a body without spirit.
If you reveal your secrets to the wind, you should not blame the wind for revealing them to the trees.
And forget not that the earth delights to feel your bare feet and the winds long to play with your hair.
Life is like an onion. You peel it off one layer at a time, and sometimes you weep.