Work is the rent you pay for the room you occupy on earth.
Parents are usually more careful to bestow knowledge on their children rather than virtue, the art of speaking well rather than doing well; but their manners should be of the greatest concern.
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.
We must find time to stop and thank the people who make a difference in our lives
Freedom lies in being bold.
But some emotions don't make a lot of noise. It's hard to hear pride. Caring is real faint - like a heartbeat. And pure love why, some days it's so quiet, you don't even know it's there.
Three may keep a secret, if two of them are dead.
Most ballet teachers in the United States are terrible. If they were in medicine, everyone would be poisoned.
There is not such a cradle of democracy upon the earth as the Free Public Library, this republic of letters, where neither rank, office, nor wealth receives the slightest consideration.
Many have had their greatness made for them by their enemies.
Courage is being scared to death... and saddling up anyway.
Anger makes dull men witty, but it keeps them poor.
The spirit of man is an inward flame; a lamp the world blows upon but never puts out.
Like religion, politics, and family planning, cereal is not a topic to be brought up in public. It's too controversial.
How lucky I am to have something that makes saying goodbye so hard.
Learn to give, whether you have plenty or little, whether you are happy or in pain.
I can see in your eyes, I can see in your faces, I can see you cry. But what I want to say, there's no reason to cry. Do not, in the name of peace, go in the streets and riot.
If you could kick the person in the pants responsible for most of your trouble, you wouldn't sit for a month.
I love children, especially when they cry, for then someone takes them away.
In just six weeks from the time the design was started, we had the motor on the block testing its power.
Parents can only give good advice or put them on the right paths, but the final forming of a person's character lies in their own hands