So many women just don't know how great they really are. They come to us all vogue outside and vague on the inside.
Once you label me you negate me.
Children show me in their playful smiles the divine in everyone.
I meant what I said and I said what I meant.
Let us try to teach generosity and altruism, because we are born selfish.
To hell with circumstances; I create opportunities.
Anger makes dull men witty, but it keeps them poor.
Pain is inevitable. Suffering is optional.
If the world was perfect, it wouldn't be.
Unless someone like you cares a whole awful lot, nothing is going to get better. It's not.
Rhyme, that enslaved queen, that supreme charm of our poetry, that creator of our meter.
The promise given was a necessity of the past: the word broken is a necessity of the present.
One's only rival is one's own potentialities. One's only failure is failing to live up to one's own possibilities. In this sense, every man can be a king, and must therefore be treated like a king.
To be rooted is perhaps the most important and least recognized need of the human soul.
It seldom happens that any felicity comes so pure as not to be tempered and allayed by some mixture of sorrow.
I don't try to imagine a personal god; it suffices to stand in awe at the structure of the world, insofar as it allows our inadequate senses to appreciate it.
You always admire what you really don't understand.
We are all worms, but I do believe that I am a glow-worm.
By desiring little, a poor man makes himself rich.
Children's talent to endure stems from their ignorance of alternatives.
Could be worse . . . I could be Sting.