"Poetry is the record of the best and happiest moments of the happiest and best minds."
"Things turn out best for the people who make the best of the way things turn out."Percy Bysshe Shelley on John Wooden
"Experience hath shewn, that even under the best forms of government those entrusted with power have, in time, and by slow operations, perverted it into tyranny."Percy Bysshe Shelley on Thomas Jefferson
"In any moment of decision, the best thing you can do is the right thing, the next best thing is the wrong thing, and the worst thing you can do is nothing."Percy Bysshe Shelley on Theodore Roosevelt
"To be nobody but yourself in a world which is doing its best, night and day, to make you everybody else means to fight the hardest battle which any human being can fight and never stop fighting."Percy Bysshe Shelley on e. e. cummings
"In the practice of tolerance, one's enemy is the best teacher."Percy Bysshe Shelley on Dalai Lama
"Revenge is the naked idol of the worship of a semi-barbarous age."
"Poetry lifts the veil from the hidden beauty of the world, and makes familiar objects be as if they were not familiar."
"Obscenity, which is ever blasphemy against the divine beauty in life, is a monster for which the corruption of society forever brings forth new food, which it devours in secret."
"Change is certain. Peace is followed by disturbances departure of evil men by their return. Such recurrences should not constitute occasions for sadness but realities for awareness, so that one may be happy in the interim."
"Death is the veil which those who live call life They sleep, and it is lifted."