Your personal nature seeks its paradise.
Prayer does not change God, but it changes him who prays.
Delay always breeds danger. To protract a great design is often to ruin it.
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.
The only thing worse than being blind is having sight but no vision.
Hope is like the sun, which, as we journey toward it, casts the shadow of our burden behind us.
I must uphold my ideals, for perhaps the time will come when I shall be able to carry them out.
There is the view that poetry should improve your life. I think people confuse it with the Salvation Army.
If you pick up a starving dog and make him prosperous he will not bite you. This is the principal difference between a dog and man.
If information and knowledge are central to democracy, they are the conditions for development.
All men are prepared to accomplish the incredible if their ideals are threatened.
Learn to give, whether you have plenty or little, whether you are happy or in pain.
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.
Science is not only compatible with spirituality; it is a profound source of spirituality.
You hear a lot of dialogue on the death of the American family. Families aren't dying. They're merging into big conglomerates.
If a dog will not come to you after having looked you in the face, you should go home and examine your conscience.
Don't tell me the moon is shining; show me the glint of light on broken glass.
All battles are fought by scared men who'd rather be some place else.
We princes are set as it were upon stages in the sight and view of the world.
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.
People think I'm a miserable sod but it's only because I get asked such bloody miserable questions.