I'm not a genius. I'm just a tremendous bundle of experience.
All is mine but nothing owned, nothing owned for memory, and mine only while I look.
I'll always be poor in my mind.
It is by no means an irrational fancy that, in a future existence, we shall look upon what we think our present existence, as a dream.
Humility is attentive patience.
To hell with circumstances; I create opportunities.
Dream lofty dreams, and as you dream, so you shall become. Your vision is the promise of what you shall one day be; your ideal is the prophecy of what you shall at last unveil.
Confusion of goals and perfection of means seems, in my opinion, to characterize our age.
His modesty amounts to deformity.
Human decency is not derived from religion. It precedes it.
There's no such thing as perfect writing, just like there's no such thing as perfect despair.
I am not a saint, unless you think of a saint as a sinner who keeps on trying.
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!
Beneath the makeup and behind the smile I am just a girl who wishes for the world.
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.
Thought is free.
A difference of opinion is what makes horse racing and missionaries.
Self-pity is our worst enemy and if we yield to it, we can never do anything wise in this world.
For a moment, nothing happened. Then, after a second or so, nothing continued to happen.
I'm not afraid of dying I just don't want to be there when it happens.
Anything that makes weak - physically, intellectually and spiritually, reject it as poison.