The death of a beautiful woman, is unquestionably the most poetical topic in the world.
Since it is difficult to join them together, it is safer to be feared than to be loved when one of the two must be lacking.
Dress shabbily and they remember the dress; dress impeccably and they remember the woman.
Nothing is black or white.
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.
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.
In the rush for justice it is important not to lose sight of principles the country holds dear.
Words have no power to impress the mind without the exquisite horror of their reality.
The only thing worse than being blind is having sight but no vision.
Your clothes conceal much of your beauty, yet they hide not the unbeautiful
My government will be open. Anyone found guilty of corruption will be dealt with in accordance with the law. If you are corrupt you will have to hang your boots.
Charity ... is the opium of the privileged.
A designer is an emerging synthesis of artist, inventor, mechanic, objective economist and evolutionary strategist.
A scientist in his laboratory is not a mere technician: he is also a child confronting natural phenomena that impress him as though they were fairy tales.?
Blessed are the cracked, for they shall let in the light.
You don't have to be the Dalai Lama to tell people that life's about change.
How vain it is to sit down to write when you have not stood up to live.
When I had nothing to lose, I had everything. When I stopped being who I am, I found myself.
There's no such thing as perfect writing, just like there's no such thing as perfect despair.
Give them pleasure. The same pleasure they have when they wake up from a nightmare.
I must uphold my ideals, for perhaps the time will come when I shall be able to carry them out.