Be a philosopher but, amid all your philosophy be still a man.
Happy the people whose annals are vacant.
A man gazing on the stars is proverbially at the mercy of the puddles in the road.
Genius is an infinite capacity for taking pains.
Writing is a dreadful labor, yet not so dreadful as Idleness.
Culture is the process by which a person becomes all that they were created capable of being.
I’m William Wallace, and the rest of you will be spared. Go back to England and tell them… Scotland is free!
Work alone is noble.
In life there is nothing more unexpected and surprising than the arrivals and departures of pleasure. If we find it in one place today, it is vain to seek it there tomorrow. You can not lay a trap for it.
Well, probably I was fed up with concrete poetry. There was a lot of bad concrete poetry and besides, it was confused with visual poetry which was completely different.