The gift of words is the gift of deception and illusion.
You can have everything in life that you want if you just give enough other people what they want.
Everything beautiful has a mark of eternity.
The people I distrust most are those who want to improve our lives but have only one course of action.
Be like a tree and let the dead leaves drop.
One of the great penalties those of us who live our lives in full view of the public must pay is the loss of that most cherished birthright of man's, privacy.
Anybody who watches three games of football in a row should be declared brain dead.
Parents wonder why the streams are bitter, when they themselves have poisoned the fountain.
I feel as if I were a piece in a game of chess, when my opponent says of it: That piece cannot be moved.
The universe we observe has precisely the properties we should expect if there is, at bottom, no design, no purpose, no evil and no good, nothing but blind pitiless indifference.
I got rabies shots for biting the head off a bat but that`s OK - the bat had to get Ozzy shots.
A stale article, if you dip it in a good, warm, sunny smile, will go off better than a fresh one that you've scowled upon.
Beneath the makeup and behind the smile I am just a girl who wishes for the world.
A good goal is like a strenuous exercise - it makes you stretch.
Fear may come true that which one is afraid of.
All the perplexities, confusion and distress in America arise, not from defects in their Constitution or Confederation, not from want of honor or virtue, so much as from the downright ignorance of the nature of coin, credit and circulation.
Dare to risk public criticism.
I want to put a ding in the universe.
A place for everything, and everything in its place.
A person preaches well that lives well.
People think I'm a miserable sod but it's only because I get asked such bloody miserable questions.