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
Every beauty which is seen here by persons of perception resembles more than anything else that celestial source from which we all are come.
Memories warm you up from the inside. But they also tear you apart.
The only thing worse than being blind is having sight but no vision.
Children are a wonderful gift. They have an extraordinary capacity to see into the heart of things and to expose sham and humbug for what they are.
All of us have moments in our lives that test our courage. Taking children into a house with a white carpet is one of them.
In order to be irreplaceable, one must always be different.
You sort of start thinking anything's possible if you've got enough nerve.
Work is the rent you pay for the room you occupy on earth.
Freedom lies in being bold.
An intellectual is a man who doesn't know how to park a bike.
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.
Tell me thy company, and I shall tell thee what thou art.
The bat thought I was giving him the kiss of life!
Certainty? In this world nothing is certain but death and taxes.
I am one of those who think like Nobel, that humanity will draw more good than evil from new discoveries.
The battle for women's rights has been largely won.
There's real poetry in the real world. Science is the poetry of reality
No flying machine will ever fly from New York to Paris.
I want to sing like the birds sing, not worrying about who hears or what they think.
Trying to define yourself is like trying to bite your own teeth.