A diplomat is a man who always remembers a woman's birthday but never remembers her age.
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.
Surrealism is destructive, but it destroys only what it considers to be shackles limiting our vision.
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.
It is not fair to ask of others what you are not willing to do yourself.
When something is important enough, you do it even if the odds are not in your favor.
I just want to retire before I go senile because if I don't retire before I go senile, then I'll do more damage than good at that point.
We can't become what we need to be by remaining what we are.
Give them pleasure. The same pleasure they have when they wake up from a nightmare.
As long as we believe in absurdities we shall continue to commit atrocities.
If from Society we learn to live Tis Solitude should teach us how to die; It hath no flatterers.
But some emotions don't make a lot of noise. It's hard to hear pride. Caring is real faint - like a heartbeat. And pure love why, some days it's so quiet, you don't even know it's there.
Sell your cleverness and buy bewilderment.
I speak for the trees, for the trees have no tongues.
One's only rival is one's own potentialities. One's only failure is failing to live up to one's own possibilities. In this sense, every man can be a king, and must therefore be treated like a king.
I don't say we all ought to misbehave, but we ought to look as if we could.
There is no such thing as a Christian child: only a child of Christian parents.
Beneath the makeup and behind the smile I am just a girl who wishes for the world.
A place for everything, and everything in its place.
If everything isn't black and white, I say, 'Why the hell not?'
A friend doesn't go on a diet because you are fat.