You don't have to be the Dalai Lama to tell people that life's about change.
Only those with no memory insist on their originality.
Give them pleasure. The same pleasure they have when they wake up from a nightmare.
No man for any considerable period can wear one face to himself and another to the multitude, without finally getting bewildered as to which may be the true.
How lucky I am to have something that makes saying goodbye so hard.
There is nothing to writing. All you do is sit down at a typewriter and bleed.
The battle for women's rights has been largely won.
Passion goes, Boredom remains.
I am not interested in picking up crumbs of compassion thrown from the table of someone who considers himself my master. I want the full menu of rights.
Dream lofty dreams, and as you dream, so you shall become. Your vision is the promise of what you shall one day be; your ideal is the prophecy of what you shall at last unveil.
To be rooted is perhaps the most important and least recognized need of the human soul.
If the only prayer you said was thank you, that would be enough.
Fear may come true that which one is afraid of.
Central banks don't have divine wisdom. They try to do the best analysis they can and must be prepared to stand or fall by the quality of that analysis.
One's only rival is one's own potentialities. One's only failure is failing to live up to one's own possibilities. In this sense, every man can be a king, and must therefore be treated like a king.
There is nothing more miserable in the world than to arrive in paradise and look like your passport photo.
I have noticed that nothing I have never said ever did me any harm.
The word 'good' has many meanings. For example, if a man were to shoot his grandmother at a range of five hundred yards, I should call him a good shot, but not necessarily a good man.
Certainty? In this world nothing is certain but death and taxes.
Remember upon the conduct of each depends the fate of all.
The gift of words is the gift of deception and illusion.