Prayer does not change God, but it changes him who prays.
Face the facts of being what you are, for that is what changes what you are.
Freedom lies in being bold.
Work is the rent you pay for the room you occupy on earth.
Effective action is always unjust.
There's no such thing as perfect writing, just like there's no such thing as perfect despair.
You can't deny laughter; when it comes, it plops down in your favorite chair and stays as long as it wants.
I have often been accused of putting my foot in my mouth, but I will never put my hand in your pockets
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.
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.
When people start asking you to do the same thing over and over again, that's when you know you're way too close to something that you don't want to be near.
Few men have virtue to withstand the highest bidder.
All is mine but nothing owned, nothing owned for memory, and mine only while I look.
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.
As we look ahead into the next century, leaders will be those who empower others.
If you've got them by the balls their hearts and minds will follow.
A scientist in his laboratory is not a mere technician: he is also a child confronting natural phenomena that impress him as though they were fairy tales.?
Nothing is black or white.
Purity of heart is to will one thing.
Maybe, just once, someone will call me 'Sir' without adding, 'You're making a scene.'
The idea of freedom is inspiring. But what does it mean? If you are free in a political sense but have no food, what's that? The freedom to starve?