Don't take the wrong side of an argument just because your opponent has taken the right side.
I feel as if I were a piece in a game of chess, when my opponent says of it: That piece cannot be moved.
I have only ever read one book in my life, and that is White Fang. It's so frightfully good I've never bothered to read another.
All human actions have one or more of these seven causes: chance, nature, compulsion, habit, reason, passion, and desire.
I will not let anyone walk through my mind with their dirty feet.
Don't send me flowers when I'm dead. If you like me, send them while I'm alive.
Reputation is what men and women think of us; character is what God and angels know of us.
The mystery of the beginning of all things is insoluble by us; and I for one must be content to remain an agnostic
All the perplexities, confusion and distress in America arise, not from defects in their Constitution or Confederation, not from want of honor or virtue, so much as from the downright ignorance of the nature of coin, credit and circulation.
Beneath the makeup and behind the smile I am just a girl who wishes for the world.
In my ballets, woman is first. Men are consorts. God made men to sing the praises of women. They are not equal to men: They are better.
We princes are set as it were upon stages in the sight and view of the world.
The traditional ways were wrongly disowned by Christianity - in hindsight, medicine men were not demons but very important counsellors in the community.
The bat thought I was giving him the kiss of life!
Advice to intellectuals: let no-one represent you.
Where grief is fresh, any attempt to divert it only irritates.
I am not ashamed to confess that I am ignorant of what I do not know.
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.
Reality is wrong. Dreams are for real.
I am not now That which I have been.
I am not interested in picking up crumbs of compassion thrown from the table of someone who considers himself my master. I want the full menu of rights.