I am not interested in picking up crumbs of compassion thrown from the table of someone who considers himself my master. I want the full menu of rights.
Courage is grace under pressure.
There is no such thing as a Christian child: only a child of Christian parents.
What is necessary to change a person is to change his awareness of himself.
When people start asking you to do the same thing over and over again, that's when you know you're way too close to something that you don't want to be near.
The poor are prevented from thinking by the discipline of others, the rich by their own.
If you pick up a starving dog and make him prosperous he will not bite you. This is the principal difference between a dog and man.
Even if you are divine, you don't disdain male consorts.
Time means a lot to me because you see I am also a learner and am often lost in the joy of forever developing.
In the increasingly convincing darkness the words become palpable, like a fruit that is too beautiful to eat.
Your clothes conceal much of your beauty, yet they hide not the unbeautiful
It is not fair to ask of others what you are not willing to do yourself.
The secret of being a bore is to tell everything.
After all, science is essentially international, and it is only through lack of the historical sense that national qualities have been attributed to it.
Hope is like the sun, which, as we journey toward it, casts the shadow of our burden behind us.
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.
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.
Face the facts of being what you are, for that is what changes what you are.
I have noticed that nothing I have never said ever did me any harm.
You can't deny laughter; when it comes, it plops down in your favorite chair and stays as long as it wants.
I've always had an obligation to creation, above all.