Beauty of whatever kind, in its supreme development, invariably excites the sensitive soul to tears.
The Declaration of Independence I always considered as a theatrical show. Jefferson ran away with all the stage effect of that... and all the glory of it.
When a man is tired of London, he is tired of life; for there is in London all that life can afford.
Nothing is black or white.
Show love, compassion, protection & generosity to those who depend on you – in fact, to everyone.
All satire is blind to the forces liberated by decay. Which is why total decay has absorbed the forces of satire.
Extraordinary claims require extraordinary evidence.
It does not do to dwell on dreams and forget to live.
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.
Freedom is from within.
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.
Any product that needs a manual to work is broken.
The death of a beautiful woman, is unquestionably the most poetical topic in the world.
I will not let anyone walk through my mind with their dirty feet.
Children show me in their playful smiles the divine in everyone.
In the United States today, we have more than our share of the nattering nabobs of negativism.
A hero cannot be a hero unless in a heroic world.
A place for everything, and everything in its place.
Common sense is not so common.
Those who restrain desire do so because theirs is weak enough to be restrained.
Rich men's houses are seldom beautiful, rarely comfortable, and never original. It is a constant source of surprise to people of moderate means to observe how little a big fortune contributes to Beauty.