Religion is like a knife: you can either use it to cut bread, or stick in someone's back.
Learn to give, whether you have plenty or little, whether you are happy or in pain.
All tyranny needs to gain a foothold is for people of good conscience to remain silent.
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.
I don't try to imagine a personal god; it suffices to stand in awe at the structure of the world, insofar as it allows our inadequate senses to appreciate it.
We must find time to stop and thank the people who make a difference in our lives
We often discover what will do by finding out what will not do; and probably he who never made a mistake never made a discovery.
I love deadlines. I like the whooshing sound they make as they fly by.
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.
Unless someone like you cares a whole awful lot, nothing is going to get better. It's not.
The advantage of a bad memory is that one enjoys several times the same good thing for the first time.
All battles are fought by scared men who'd rather be some place else.
Television is chewing gum for the eyes.
I've got a woman's ability to stick to a job and get on with it when everyone else walks off and leaves it.
Some newspapers are fit only to line the bottom of bird cages.
Work is the rent you pay for the room you occupy on earth.
If the world was perfect, it wouldn't be.
You will always be fond of me. I represent to you all the sins you never had the courage to commit.
True valor lies between cowardice and rashness.
The idea of freedom is inspiring. But what does it mean? If you are free in a political sense but have no food, what's that? The freedom to starve?
Comedy is acting out optimism.