A hero cannot be a hero unless in a heroic world.
It is by no means an irrational fancy that, in a future existence, we shall look upon what we think our present existence, as a dream.
You can't deny laughter; when it comes, it plops down in your favorite chair and stays as long as it wants.
Give up trying to make me give up
All that you accomplish or fail to accomplish with your life is the direct result of your thoughts.
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.
The battle for women's rights has been largely won.
The day of individual happiness has passed
I speak for the trees, for the trees have no tongues.
A scientific man ought to have no wishes, no affections, - a mere heart of stone.
I will go on my knees and ask the Liberian people to participate in bringing peace and stability to our country.
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.
I recommend that the Statue of Liberty be supplemented by a Statue of Responsibility on the west coast.
Since it is difficult to join them together, it is safer to be feared than to be loved when one of the two must be lacking.
An idea is salvation by imagination
In ballet a complicated story is impossible to tell... we can't dance synonyms.
The keenest sorrow is to recognize ourselves as the sole cause of all our adversities.
All battles are fought by scared men who'd rather be some place else.
In the increasingly convincing darkness the words become palpable, like a fruit that is too beautiful to eat.
There is an eloquence in true enthusiasm.
Women have the right to work wherever they want, as long as they have the dinner ready when you get home.