Genius is sorrow's child.
The people I distrust most are those who want to improve our lives but have only one course of action.
Some newspapers are fit only to line the bottom of bird cages.
In the intellectual order, the virtue of humility is nothing more nor less than the power of attention.
Self-esteem comes from being able to define the world in your own terms and refusing to abide by the judgments of others.
A scientific man ought to have no wishes, no affections, - a mere heart of stone.
The battle for women's rights has been largely won.
If you talk bad about country music, it's like saying bad things about my momma. Them's fightin' words.
An idea is salvation by imagination
Charity ... is the opium of the privileged.
To be rooted is perhaps the most important and least recognized need of the human soul.
Every man's memory is his private literature.
A person preaches well that lives well.
I must not write a word to you about politics, because you are a woman.
The day of individual happiness has passed
I have a simple philosophy. Fill what's empty. Empty what's full. And scratch where it itches.
A mediocre idea that generates enthusiasm will go further than a great idea that inspires no one.
Worry is the interest paid by those who borrow trouble.
Those who hammer their guns into plows, will plow for those who do not.
In ballet a complicated story is impossible to tell... we can't dance synonyms.
My loneliness was born when men praised my talkative faults and blamed my silent virtues.