I must not write a word to you about politics, because you are a woman.
Any non-commissioned officer is more of an enemy to a recruit, any schoolmaster to a pupil, then they are if they were free.
What do you despise? By this are you truly known.
There is nothing to writing. All you do is sit down at a typewriter and bleed.
Modesty and conscientiousness receive their reward only in novels. In life they are exploited and then shoved aside.
There is a real magic in enthusiasm. It spells the difference between mediocrity and accomplishment
I am one of those who think like Nobel, that humanity will draw more good than evil from new discoveries.
Your clothes conceal much of your beauty, yet they hide not the unbeautiful
Human decency is not derived from religion. It precedes it.
In order to be irreplaceable, one must always be different.
Many have had their greatness made for them by their enemies.
An intense anticipation itself transforms possibility into reality; our desires being often but precursors of the things which we are capable of performing.
Any fool can criticize, condemn, and complain but it takes character and self control to be understanding and forgiving.
Never accept a drink from a urologist.
The only thing worse than being blind is having sight but no vision.
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.
Let us try to teach generosity and altruism, because we are born selfish.
Common looking people are the best in the world: that is the reason the Lord makes so many of them.
Could be worse . . . I could be Sting.
The people I distrust most are those who want to improve our lives but have only one course of action.
Fear may come true that which one is afraid of.