As we look ahead into the next century, leaders will be those who empower others.
I must not write a word to you about politics, because you are a woman.
You hear a lot of dialogue on the death of the American family. Families aren't dying. They're merging into big conglomerates.
It is wonderful when you don't have the fear, and a lot of the time I don't ... I focus on what needs to be done instead.
I love deadlines. I like the whooshing sound they make as they fly by.
What's with you men? Would hair stop growing on your chest if you asked directions somewhere?
An intense anticipation itself transforms possibility into reality; our desires being often but precursors of the things which we are capable of performing.
The two offices of memory are collection and distribution.
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.
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.
Any fool can criticize, condemn, and complain but it takes character and self control to be understanding and forgiving.
The keenest sorrow is to recognize ourselves as the sole cause of all our adversities.
No one is useless in this world who lightens the burdens of another.
If the misery of the poor be caused not by the laws of nature, but by our institutions, great is our sin.
There is nothing like returning to a place that remains unchanged to find the ways in which you yourself have altered.
Modesty and conscientiousness receive their reward only in novels. In life they are exploited and then shoved aside.
A toast, Jedediah, to love on my terms. Those are the only terms anybody ever knows - his own.
Give them pleasure. The same pleasure they have when they wake up from a nightmare.
All is disgust when a man leaves his own nature and does what is unfit.
What do you despise? By this are you truly known.
A lot of people don't realize that depression is an illness. I don't wish it on anyone, but if they would know how it feels, I swear they would think twice before they just shrug it.