A book is a mirror: if an ape looks into it an apostle is hardly likely to look out.
Three may keep a secret, if two of them are dead.
To the young people I say, you are a gift to your communities and indeed the world. You are our hope and our future.
I want to sing like the birds sing, not worrying about who hears or what they think.
Liberty, according to my metaphysics is a self-determining power in an intellectual agent. It implies thought and choice and power.
I don't try to imagine a personal god; it suffices to stand in awe at the structure of the world, insofar as it allows our inadequate senses to appreciate it.
God creates, I do not create. I assemble and I steal everywhere to do it - from what I see, from what the dancers can do, from what others do.
When one door is closed, don't you know that many more are open
People create stories create people; or rather stories create people create stories.
For the meaning of life differs from man to man, from day to day and from hour to hour. What matters, therefore, is not the meaning of life in general but rather the specific meaning of a person's life at a given moment.
Each soul is potentially divine.
Who are you to judge the life I live? I know I'm not perfect-and I don't live to be-but before you start pointing fingers... make sure your hands are clean!
As we look ahead into the next century, leaders will be those who empower others.
Being an intellectual creates a lot of questions and no answers.
A good goal is like a strenuous exercise - it makes you stretch.
Entrepreneurs are simply those who understand that there is little difference between obstacle and opportunity and are able to turn both to their advantage.
I must uphold my ideals, for perhaps the time will come when I shall be able to carry them out.
Anger makes dull men witty, but it keeps them poor.
I hope I shall possess firmness and virtue enough to maintain what I consider the most enviable of all titles, the character of an honest man.
I am not a saint, unless you think of a saint as a sinner who keeps on trying.
You just have to keep on doing what you do. It's the lesson I get from my husband; he just says, Keep going. Start by starting.