Advice to intellectuals: let no-one represent you.
The greatness of a man is not in how much wealth he acquires, but in his integrity and his ability to affect those around him positively.
But there is only one thing which gathers people into seditious commotion, and that is oppression
The promise given was a necessity of the past: the word broken is a necessity of the present.
A person preaches well that lives well.
Ladies who play with fire must remember that smoke gets in their eyes.
If information and knowledge are central to democracy, they are the conditions for development.
Each soul is potentially divine.
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.
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 an intellectual creates a lot of questions and no answers.
With me poetry has not been a purpose, but a passion.
Memory... is an internal rumour.
Women have the right to work wherever they want, as long as they have the dinner ready when you get home.
A girl should be two things: classy and fabulous.
Tomorrow is the most important thing in life. Comes into us at midnight very clean. It's perfect when it arrives and it puts itself in our hands. It hopes we've learned something from yesterday.
To forbid us anything is to make us have a mind for it.
Hope is like the sun, which, as we journey toward it, casts the shadow of our burden behind us.
No man for any considerable period can wear one face to himself and another to the multitude, without finally getting bewildered as to which may be the true.
Self-esteem comes from being able to define the world in your own terms and refusing to abide by the judgments of others.
The more you like yourself, the less you are like anyone else, which makes you unique.