That which costs little is less valued.
The only way to deal with an unfree world is to become so absolutely free that your very existence is an act of rebellion.
To be rooted is perhaps the most important and least recognized need of the human soul.
The joke of our time is the suicide of intention.
Those who restrain desire do so because theirs is weak enough to be restrained.
I apologize for lying to you. I promise I won't deceive you except in matters of this sort.
I have great faith in fools; self-confidence my friends call it.
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.
You are like my little dog; when people see you, they know I am nearby.
He who possesses most must be most afraid of loss.
Courage is not simply one of the virtues, but the form of every virtue at the testing point.
There is more to sex appeal than just measurements. I don't need a bedroom to prove my womanliness. I can convey just as much sex appeal, picking apples off a tree or standing in the rain.
Anything that makes weak - physically, intellectually and spiritually, reject it as poison.
A friend doesn't go on a diet because you are fat.
When we are no longer able to change a situation - we are challenged to change ourselves.
There are books of which the backs and covers are by far the best parts.
Who are you to judge the life I live? I know I'm not perfect-and I don't live to be-but before you start pointing fingers... make sure your hands are clean!
The world is moving so fast these days that the man who says it can't be done is generally interrupted by someone doing it.
The hardest thing to explain is the glaringly evident which everybody has decided not to see.
Courage is being scared to death... and saddling up anyway.
In the increasingly convincing darkness the words become palpable, like a fruit that is too beautiful to eat.