I wrote some of the worst poetry west from the Mississippi River, but I wrote. And I finally sometimes got it right.
Reason transformed into prejudice is the worst form of prejudice, because reason is the only instrument for liberation from prejudice.
I criticize those critics. The reason being that they’re doing one of the worst things that ever can be done to an actor, which is to say, Look, you do what we like you to do or else.
All significant truths are private truths. As they become public they cease to become truths; they become facts, or at best, part of the public character; or at worst, catchwords.
We must develop and maintain the capacity to forgive. He who is devoid of the power to forgive is devoid of the power to love. There is some good in the worst of us and some evil in the best of us. When we discover this, we are less prone to hate our enemies.
The worst of madmen is a saint run mad.
It is best to do things systematically, since we are only human, and disorder is our worst enemy.
I wasn’t prepared for the fact that grief is so unpredictable. It wasn’t just sadness, and it wasn’t linear. Somehow I’d thought that the first days would be the worst and then it would get steadily better – like getting over the flu. That’s not how it was.
The middle of the road is where the white line is – and that’s the worst place to drive.
The worst form of inequality is to try to make unequal things equal.