Common sense is the most widely shared commodity in the world, for every man is convinced that he is well supplied with it.
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.
A great city is the place to escape the true drama of provincial life, and find solace in fantasy.
The people who are doing the work are the moving force behind the Macintosh. My job is to create a space for them, to clear out the rest of the organization and keep it at bay.
No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.
I love deadlines. I like the whooshing sound they make as they fly by.
Beneath the makeup and behind the smile I am just a girl who wishes for the world.
Courage is being scared to death... and saddling up anyway.
Common sense is not so common.
Never lend your car to someone you've given birth to.
Do unto those downstream as you would have those upstream do unto you.
My loneliness was born when men praised my talkative faults and blamed my silent virtues.
When you get to a certain age, there is no coming back.
You sort of start thinking anything's possible if you've got enough nerve.
Who the hell wants fourteen pairs of shoes when they go on holiday? I haven't had fourteen pairs in my life.
My government will be open. Anyone found guilty of corruption will be dealt with in accordance with the law. If you are corrupt you will have to hang your boots.
When the student is ready, the teacher will appear.
An idea is salvation by imagination
Patriotism is the last refuge of a scoundrel.
Children show me in their playful smiles the divine in everyone.
The battle for women's rights has been largely won.