Great authors are admirable in this respect: in every generation they make for disagreement. Through them we become aware of our differences.
Man cannot discover new oceans unless he has the courage to lose sight of the shore.
It is easier to lead men to combat, stirring up their passion, than to restrain them and direct them toward the patient labours of peace.
Complete possession is proved only by giving. All you are unable to give possesses you.
Everything has been said before, but since nobody listens we have to keep going back and beginning all over again.
The most decisive actions of our life -- I mean those that are most likely to decide the whole course of our future -- are, more often than not, unconsidered.
It is better to be hated for what you are than to be loved for what you are not.
Art is a collarboration between God an the artist, and the less the artist does the better.