I've got a woman's ability to stick to a job and get on with it when everyone else walks off and leaves it.
I meant what I said and I said what I meant.
There is no such thing as a Christian child: only a child of Christian parents.
We must not always talk in the market-place of what happens to us in the forest.
The right of a nation to kill a tyrant in case of necessity can no more be doubted than to hang a robber, or kill a flea.
I've learned that you shouldn't go through life with a catcher's mitt on both hands; you need to be able to throw something back.
It is a mistake to think you can solve any major problems just with potatoes.
Religion and art spring from the same root and are close kin. Economics and art are strangers.
What is to give light must endure burning.
In terms of an identity, an identity reflects an individuality, by definition. And, if there is a quality present, it is recognizable and it can be named. If you can't name it, it means you don't recognize it.
Don't send me flowers when I'm dead. If you like me, send them while I'm alive.
The cure for boredom is curiosity.There is no cure for curiosity.
Pain is inevitable. Suffering is optional.
I like to think of myself at home in the armchair, writing, smoking and occasionally wandering down the shop.
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.
Work is the rent you pay for the room you occupy on earth.
Wisely, and slow. They stumble that run fast.
There is an eloquence in true enthusiasm.
We can work together for a better world with men and women of goodwill, those who radiate the intrinsic goodness of humankind.
A woman can be over dressed but never over elegant.
I have only ever read one book in my life, and that is White Fang. It's so frightfully good I've never bothered to read another.