Dream lofty dreams, and as you dream, so you shall become. Your vision is the promise of what you shall one day be; your ideal is the prophecy of what you shall at last unveil.
People create stories create people; or rather stories create people create stories.
It does not do to dwell on dreams and forget to live.
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.
The secret of being a bore is to tell everything.
External nature is only internal nature writ large.
In terms of an identity, an identity reflects an individuality, by definition. And, if there is a quality present, it is recognizable and it can be named. If you can't name it, it means you don't recognize it.
Any non-commissioned officer is more of an enemy to a recruit, any schoolmaster to a pupil, then they are if they were free.
I don't say we all ought to misbehave, but we ought to look as if we could.
It is a mistake to think you can solve any major problems just with potatoes.
They have formed their own 4-H club - the hopeless, hysterical hypochondriacs of history.
The lifestyle I`ve been living for the last 30 years, I could have been dead a thousand times.
The Declaration of Independence I always considered as a theatrical show. Jefferson ran away with all the stage effect of that... and all the glory of it.
I believe today that my conduct is in accordance with the will of the Almighty Creator
The day of individual happiness has passed
We all live with the objective of being happy; our lives are all different and yet the same.
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.
Reality is wrong. Dreams are for real.
Children are a wonderful gift. They have an extraordinary capacity to see into the heart of things and to expose sham and humbug for what they are.
There is nothing to writing. All you do is sit down at a typewriter and bleed.
We can't become what we need to be by remaining what we are.