Authority, without any condition and reservation, belongs to the nation.
In the increasingly convincing darkness the words become palpable, like a fruit that is too beautiful to eat.
Women have the right to work wherever they want, as long as they have the dinner ready when you get home.
You cant have a plan for your day, til you have a plan for your life.
You always admire what you really don't understand.
We do not have to visit a madhouse to find disordered minds; our planet is the mental institution of the universe.
There is not such a cradle of democracy upon the earth as the Free Public Library, this republic of letters, where neither rank, office, nor wealth receives the slightest consideration.
Before I speak, I have something important to say.
There are no good girls gone wrong - just bad girls found out.
Domination delegates the physical violence on which it rests to the dominated.
The mind that finds its way to wild places is the poet's; but the mind that never finds its way back is the lunatic's.
Self-esteem comes from being able to define the world in your own terms and refusing to abide by the judgments of others.
Pain is inevitable. Suffering is optional.
There is a real magic in enthusiasm. It spells the difference between mediocrity and accomplishment
With me poetry has not been a purpose, but a passion.
Courage is being scared to death... and saddling up anyway.
I'll always be poor in my mind.
Moonlight is sculpture.
Our greatest foes - and whom we must chiefly combat - are within.
Dress shabbily and they remember the dress; dress impeccably and they remember the woman.
I will indulge my sorrows, and give way to all the pangs and fury of despair.