No flying machine will ever fly from New York to Paris.
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.
The hardest thing to explain is the glaringly evident which everybody has decided not to see.
Self-esteem comes from being able to define the world in your own terms and refusing to abide by the judgments of others.
I can bear any pain as long as it has meaning.
Real stupidity beats artificial intelligence every time.
I believe today that my conduct is in accordance with the will of the Almighty Creator
A photograph can be an instant of life captured for eternity that will never cease looking back at you.
External nature is only internal nature writ large.
Authority, without any condition and reservation, belongs to the nation.
Extraordinary claims require extraordinary evidence.
When I had nothing to lose, I had everything. When I stopped being who I am, I found myself.
For a moment, nothing happened. Then, after a second or so, nothing continued to happen.
Rich men's houses are seldom beautiful, rarely comfortable, and never original. It is a constant source of surprise to people of moderate means to observe how little a big fortune contributes to Beauty.
The battle for women's rights has been largely won.
There's nothing in the world so demoralizing as money.
We are all worms, but I do believe that I am a glow-worm.
You are like my little dog; when people see you, they know I am nearby.
My specialty is detached malevolence.
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.
God creates, I do not create. I assemble and I steal everywhere to do it - from what I see, from what the dancers can do, from what others do.