With me poetry has not been a purpose, but a passion.
Airplane travel is nature's way of making you look like your passport photo.
You just have to keep on doing what you do. It's the lesson I get from my husband; he just says, Keep going. Start by starting.
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.
The right of a nation to kill a tyrant in case of necessity can no more be doubted than to hang a robber, or kill a flea.
Words have no power to impress the mind without the exquisite horror of their reality.
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
If the only prayer you said was thank you, that would be enough.
Anxiety is the dizziness of freedom.
All tyranny needs to gain a foothold is for people of good conscience to remain silent.
People create stories create people; or rather stories create people create stories.
I love deadlines. I like the whooshing sound they make as they fly by.
What is necessary to change a person is to change his awareness of himself.
There is no such thing as a Christian child: only a child of Christian parents.
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.
I love children, especially when they cry, for then someone takes them away.
Keep things at arm's length... If you let anything come too near you want to hold on to it. And there is nothing a man can hold on to.
When you get to a certain age, there is no coming back.
I can bear any pain as long as it has meaning.
Rich men's houses are seldom beautiful, rarely comfortable, and never original. It is a constant source of surprise to people of moderate means to observe how little a big fortune contributes to Beauty.
Any fool can criticize, condemn, and complain but it takes character and self control to be understanding and forgiving.