There is nothing like returning to a place that remains unchanged to find the ways in which you yourself have altered.
I do not argue with obstinate men. I act in spite of them.
In the intellectual order, the virtue of humility is nothing more nor less than the power of attention.
If we all worked on the assumption that what is accepted as true is really true, there would be little hope of advance.
A diplomat is a man who always remembers a woman's birthday but never remembers her age.
My specialty is detached malevolence.
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.
To wear your heart on your sleeve isn't a very good plan; you should wear it inside, where it functions best.
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.
I love children, especially when they cry, for then someone takes them away.
Beauty of whatever kind, in its supreme development, invariably excites the sensitive soul to tears.
If the world was perfect, it wouldn't be.
Fear may come true that which one is afraid of.
If information and knowledge are central to democracy, they are the conditions for development.
Terrorism is the tactic of demanding the impossible, and demanding it at gunpoint.
Face the facts of being what you are, for that is what changes what you are.
There is more to sex appeal than just measurements. I don't need a bedroom to prove my womanliness. I can convey just as much sex appeal, picking apples off a tree or standing in the rain.
When you do things from your soul, you feel a river moving in you, a joy.
Never lend your car to someone you've given birth to.
It is wonderful when you don't have the fear, and a lot of the time I don't ... I focus on what needs to be done instead.
The mind is a superb instrument if used rightly. Used wrongly, however, it becomes very destructive. To put it more accurately... you usually don't use it at all. It uses you.