You can have everything in life that you want if you just give enough other people what they want.
There is not such a cradle of democracy upon the earth as the Free Public Library, this republic of letters, where neither rank, office, nor wealth receives the slightest consideration.
An intellectual is a man who doesn't know how to park a bike.
In the rush for justice it is important not to lose sight of principles the country holds dear.
External nature is only internal nature writ large.
I feel as if I were a piece in a game of chess, when my opponent says of it: That piece cannot be moved.
Hope is like the sun, which, as we journey toward it, casts the shadow of our burden behind us.
Pain is inevitable. Suffering is optional.
A stale article, if you dip it in a good, warm, sunny smile, will go off better than a fresh one that you've scowled upon.
I used to desire many, many things, but now I have just one desire, and thats to get rid of all my other desires.
Sometimes glass glitters more than diamonds because it has more to prove.
Self-pity is our worst enemy and if we yield to it, we can never do anything wise in this world.
I must not write a word to you about politics, because you are a woman.
Blessed are the cracked, for they shall let in the light.
Sunlight is painting.
To forbid us anything is to make us have a mind for it.
Parents are usually more careful to bestow knowledge on their children rather than virtue, the art of speaking well rather than doing well; but their manners should be of the greatest concern.
I'm not afraid of dying I just don't want to be there when it happens.
It's sad when someone you know becomes someone you knew.
Wisely, and slow. They stumble that run fast.
You don't have to be the Dalai Lama to tell people that life's about change.