The last of human freedoms - the ability to chose one's attitude in a given set of circumstances.
Common sense is the most widely shared commodity in the world, for every man is convinced that he is well supplied with it.
The spirit of man is an inward flame; a lamp the world blows upon but never puts out.
It's better to be unhappy alone than unhappy with someone.
Rich men's houses are seldom beautiful, rarely comfortable, and never original. It is a constant source of surprise to people of moderate means to observe how little a big fortune contributes to Beauty.
Reputation is what men and women think of us; character is what God and angels know of us.
There is not such a cradle of democracy upon the earth as the Free Public Library, this republic of letters, where neither rank, office, nor wealth receives the slightest consideration.
Computers are useless. They can only give you answers.
Don't tell me the moon is shining; show me the glint of light on broken glass.
Everything beautiful has a mark of eternity.
All of us have moments in our lives that test our courage. Taking children into a house with a white carpet is one of them.
The world is moving so fast these days that the man who says it can't be done is generally interrupted by someone doing it.
I have a simple philosophy. Fill what's empty. Empty what's full. And scratch where it itches.
I'm not a genius. I'm just a tremendous bundle of experience.
Being an intellectual creates a lot of questions and no answers.
Only those with no memory insist on their originality.
When we are no longer able to change a situation - we are challenged to change ourselves.
Science is not only compatible with spirituality; it is a profound source of spirituality.
The bat thought I was giving him the kiss of life!
Beneath the makeup and behind the smile I am just a girl who wishes for the world.
Rhyme, that enslaved queen, that supreme charm of our poetry, that creator of our meter.