No man ever wetted clay and then left it, as if there would be bricks by chance and fortune.
An imbalance between rich and poor is the oldest and most fatal ailment of all republics.
I don't need a friend who changes when I change and who nods when I nod; my shadow does that much better.
What we achieve inwardly will change outer reality.
The mind is not a vessel to be filled but a fire to be kindled.
Painting is silent poetry, and poetry is painting that speaks.