When the student is ready, the teacher will appear.
Courage is grace under pressure.
In order to be irreplaceable, one must always be different.
I don't say we all ought to misbehave, but we ought to look as if we could.
We are all worms, but I do believe that I am a glow-worm.
Everything is vague to a degree you do not realize till you have tried to make it precise.
Until we're educating every kid in a fantastic way, until every inner city is cleaned up, there is no shortage of things to do.
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.
If you follow every dream, you might get lost.
Being sober on a bus is, like, totally different than being drunk on a bus.
My loneliness was born when men praised my talkative faults and blamed my silent virtues.
Being unwanted, unloved, uncared for, forgotten by everybody, I think that is a much greater hunger, a much greater poverty than the person who has nothing to eat.
All honor's wounds are self-inflicted.
The dogmas of the quiet past are inadequate to the stormy present. The occasion is piled high with difficulty, and we must rise with the occasion. As our case is new, so we must think anew and act anew.
To the young people I say, you are a gift to your communities and indeed the world. You are our hope and our future.
The paranoid is never entirely mistaken.
I want to sing like the birds sing, not worrying about who hears or what they think.
What is necessary to change a person is to change his awareness of himself.
I can see in your eyes, I can see in your faces, I can see you cry. But what I want to say, there's no reason to cry. Do not, in the name of peace, go in the streets and riot.
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.
Reputation is what men and women think of us; character is what God and angels know of us.