There is no such thing as a Christian child: only a child of Christian parents.
In the intellectual order, the virtue of humility is nothing more nor less than the power of attention.
There is an eloquence in true enthusiasm.
I may not be better than other people, but at least I'm different.
If a dog will not come to you after having looked you in the face, you should go home and examine your conscience.
Time means a lot to me because you see I am also a learner and am often lost in the joy of forever developing.
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!
There is more to sex appeal than just measurements. I don't need a bedroom to prove my womanliness. I can convey just as much sex appeal, picking apples off a tree or standing in the rain.
No temptation can gravitate to a man unless there is that in his heart which is capable of responding to it.
Being sober on a bus is, like, totally different than being drunk on a bus.
Parents are usually more careful to bestow knowledge on their children rather than virtue, the art of speaking well rather than doing well; but their manners should be of the greatest concern.
An intense anticipation itself transforms possibility into reality; our desires being often but precursors of the things which we are capable of performing.
You will always be fond of me. I represent to you all the sins you never had the courage to commit.
He who would accomplish little must sacrifice little; he who would achieve much must sacrifice much; he who would attain highly must sacrifice greatly.
I fully realize that no wealth or position can long endure, unless built upon truth and justice; therefore, I will engage in no transaction which does not benefit all whom it affects.
I like to think of myself at home in the armchair, writing, smoking and occasionally wandering down the shop.
You just have to keep on doing what you do. It's the lesson I get from my husband; he just says, Keep going. Start by starting.
All that spirits desire, spirits attain.
Before I speak, I have something important to say.
Maybe, just once, someone will call me 'Sir' without adding, 'You're making a scene.'
There are books of which the backs and covers are by far the best parts.