All men are prepared to accomplish the incredible if their ideals are threatened.
Boards don't hit back.
My loneliness was born when men praised my talkative faults and blamed my silent virtues.
Too often we enjoy the comfort of opinion without the discomfort of thought.
To forbid us anything is to make us have a mind for it.
Self-esteem comes from being able to define the world in your own terms and refusing to abide by the judgments of others.
Light thinks it travels faster than anything but it is wrong. No matter how fast light travels, it finds the darkness has always got there first, and is waiting for it.
There is the view that poetry should improve your life. I think people confuse it with the Salvation Army.
Usually when people are sad, they don't do anything. They just cry over their condition. But when they get angry, they bring about a change.
Only those with no memory insist on their originality.
The last of human freedoms - the ability to chose one's attitude in a given set of circumstances.
You can have everything in life that you want if you just give enough other people what they want.
There is no terror in the bang, only in the anticipation of it.
Sell your cleverness and buy bewilderment.
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.
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.
Tomorrow is the most important thing in life. Comes into us at midnight very clean. It's perfect when it arrives and it puts itself in our hands. It hopes we've learned something from yesterday.
The cloud is free only to go with the wind. The rain is free only in falling.
The hardest thing to explain is the glaringly evident which everybody has decided not to see.
If the only prayer you said was thank you, that would be enough.
Once you label me you negate me.