All battles are fought by scared men who'd rather be some place else.
The word 'good' has many meanings. For example, if a man were to shoot his grandmother at a range of five hundred yards, I should call him a good shot, but not necessarily a good man.
I would define, in brief, the poetry of words as the rhythmical creation of Beauty.
There is no limit to the amount of good you can do if you don't care who gets the credit.
But there is only one thing which gathers people into seditious commotion, and that is oppression
Those who restrain desire do so because theirs is weak enough to be restrained.
I've got a woman's ability to stick to a job and get on with it when everyone else walks off and leaves it.
Who are you to judge the life I live? I know I'm not perfect-and I don't live to be-but before you start pointing fingers... make sure your hands are clean!
Racism is a much more clandestine, much more hidden kind of phenomenon, but at the same time it's perhaps far more terrible than it's ever been.
You can have anything in this world you want, if you want it badly enough and you're willing to pay the price.
Not simply one of the virtues but the form of every virtue at the testing point, which means at the point of highest reality.
The two offices of memory are collection and distribution.
Beneath the makeup and behind the smile I am just a girl who wishes for the world.
I will not let anyone walk through my mind with their dirty feet.
Pain is inevitable. Suffering is optional.
A man can do what he wants, but not want what he wants.
You can have everything in life that you want if you just give enough other people what they want.
The imagination is not a state: it is the human existence itself.
I have noticed even people who claim everything is predestined, and that we can do nothing to change it, look before they cross the road.
Your personal nature seeks its paradise.
You hear a lot of dialogue on the death of the American family. Families aren't dying. They're merging into big conglomerates.