The good times of today are the sad thoughts of tomorrow.
Being unwanted, unloved, uncared for, forgotten by everybody, I think that is a much greater hunger, a much greater poverty than the person who has nothing to eat.
Being sober on a bus is, like, totally different than being drunk on a bus.
I've got a woman's ability to stick to a job and get on with it when everyone else walks off and leaves it.
There are no good girls gone wrong - just bad girls found out.
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
When we are no longer able to change a situation - we are challenged to change ourselves.
Children show me in their playful smiles the divine in everyone.
Where grief is fresh, any attempt to divert it only irritates.
Courage is grace under pressure.
It is the story that owns and directs us. It is the thing that makes us different from cattle; it is the mark on the face that sets one people apart from their neighbors.
Being powerful is like being a lady. If you have to tell people you are, you aren't.
There are no facts, only interpretations.
I have often been accused of putting my foot in my mouth, but I will never put my hand in your pockets
When I had nothing to lose, I had everything. When I stopped being who I am, I found myself.
No one is useless in this world who lightens the burdens of another.
I want to sing like the birds sing, not worrying about who hears or what they think.
All that spirits desire, spirits attain.
Modesty and conscientiousness receive their reward only in novels. In life they are exploited and then shoved aside.
If you talk bad about country music, it's like saying bad things about my momma. Them's fightin' words.
Abuse of words has been the great instrument of sophistry and chicanery, of party, faction, and division of society.