Blessed are the flexible, for they shall not be bent out of shape.
The world cares very little about what a man or woman knows; it is what the man or woman is able to do that counts.
It is certain that memory contains not only philosophy, but all the arts and all that apper¬tain to the use of life.
That’s what I consider true generosity. You give your all, and yet you always feel as if it costs you nothing.
Fix your eyes on perfection and you make almost everything speed towards it.
When power leads man toward arrogance, poetry reminds him of his limitations. When power narrows the area of man’s concern, poetry reminds him of the richness and diversity of his existence. When power corrupts, poetry cleanses.