You're only given a little spark of madness. You mustn't lose it.
One must judge men not by their opinions, but by what their opinions have made of them.
Self-pity is our worst enemy and if we yield to it, we can never do anything wise in this world.
Hollywood brides keep the bouquets and throw away the grooms.
It is the story that owns and directs us. It is the thing that makes us different from cattle; it is the mark on the face that sets one people apart from their neighbors.
Dare to risk public criticism.
You cant have a plan for your day, til you have a plan for your life.
People create stories create people; or rather stories create people create stories.
The only way to deal with an unfree world is to become so absolutely free that your very existence is an act of rebellion.
There is nothing like returning to a place that remains unchanged to find the ways in which you yourself have altered.
Until we're educating every kid in a fantastic way, until every inner city is cleaned up, there is no shortage of things to do.
In the United States today, we have more than our share of the nattering nabobs of negativism.
We need to keep hope alive and strive to do better.
You just have to keep on doing what you do. It's the lesson I get from my husband; he just says, Keep going. Start by starting.
The more intense the nature of a man, the more readily will he find meditation, and the more successfully will he practice it.
Certainty? In this world nothing is certain but death and taxes.
I don't watch television, I think it destroys the art of talking about oneself.
There is no real ending. It's just the place where you stop the story.
I have noticed even people who claim everything is predestined, and that we can do nothing to change it, look before they cross the road.
Every time you are tempted to react in the same old way, ask if you want to be a prisoner of the past or a pioneer of the future.
I must uphold my ideals, for perhaps the time will come when I shall be able to carry them out.