Being powerful is like being a lady. If you have to tell people you are, you aren't.
The secret of being a bore is to tell everything.
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.
All is mine but nothing owned, nothing owned for memory, and mine only while I look.
The greatness of a man is not in how much wealth he acquires, but in his integrity and his ability to affect those around him positively.
Like religion, politics, and family planning, cereal is not a topic to be brought up in public. It's too controversial.
Being an intellectual creates a lot of questions and no answers.
There are no good girls gone wrong - just bad girls found out.
The cloud is free only to go with the wind. The rain is free only in falling.
All men are prepared to accomplish the incredible if their ideals are threatened.
A woman can be over dressed but never over elegant.
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.
Each soul is potentially divine.
It's better to be unhappy alone than unhappy with someone.
The death of a beautiful woman, is unquestionably the most poetical topic in the world.
Domination delegates the physical violence on which it rests to the dominated.
My loneliness was born when men praised my talkative faults and blamed my silent virtues.
Quote me as saying I was mis-quoted.
To forbid us anything is to make us have a mind for it.
Racism is a much more clandestine, much more hidden kind of phenomenon, but at the same time it's perhaps far more terrible than it's ever been.
To the young people I say, you are a gift to your communities and indeed the world. You are our hope and our future.