If the world was perfect, it wouldn't be.
My loneliness was born when men praised my talkative faults and blamed my silent virtues.
Few men have virtue to withstand the highest bidder.
Any non-commissioned officer is more of an enemy to a recruit, any schoolmaster to a pupil, then they are if they were free.
Extraordinary claims require extraordinary evidence.
There are no good girls gone wrong - just bad girls found out.
Wisely, and slow. They stumble that run fast.
Learn to give, whether you have plenty or little, whether you are happy or in pain.
It ain't over 'til it's over.
If one is to be called a liar, one may as well make an effort to deserve the name.
Children show me in their playful smiles the divine in everyone.
Courage is grace under pressure.
The dogmas of the quiet past are inadequate to the stormy present. The occasion is piled high with difficulty, and we must rise with the occasion. As our case is new, so we must think anew and act anew.
If you talk bad about country music, it's like saying bad things about my momma. Them's fightin' words.
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.
It's sad when someone you know becomes someone you knew.
Only two things are infinite, the universe and human stupidity, and I'm not sure about the former.
Circumstances do not make the man, they reveal him.
I have great faith in fools; self-confidence my friends call it.
Ladies who play with fire must remember that smoke gets in their eyes.
Sometimes glass glitters more than diamonds because it has more to prove.