Beneath the makeup and behind the smile I am just a girl who wishes for the world.
Jests that give pains are not jests.
I love deadlines. I like the whooshing sound they make as they fly by.
When people talk of the freedom of writing, speaking or thinking I cannot choose but laugh. No such thing ever existed. No such thing now exists; but I hope it will exist. But it must be hundreds of years after you and I shall write and speak no more.
He who would accomplish little must sacrifice little; he who would achieve much must sacrifice much; he who would attain highly must sacrifice greatly.
Pain is inevitable. Suffering is optional.
I just want to retire before I go senile because if I don't retire before I go senile, then I'll do more damage than good at that point.
An idea is salvation by imagination
We can't become what we need to be by remaining what we are.
I meant what I said and I said what I meant.
At the bottom of enmity between strangers lies indifference.
I can bear any pain as long as it has meaning.
There is nothing like returning to a place that remains unchanged to find the ways in which you yourself have altered.
You're only given a little spark of madness. You mustn't lose it.
Be that self which one truly is.
All human actions have one or more of these seven causes: chance, nature, compulsion, habit, reason, passion, and desire.
For a moment, nothing happened. Then, after a second or so, nothing continued to happen.
One of the great penalties those of us who live our lives in full view of the public must pay is the loss of that most cherished birthright of man's, privacy.
When people start asking you to do the same thing over and over again, that's when you know you're way too close to something that you don't want to be near.
Parents wonder why the streams are bitter, when they themselves have poisoned the fountain.
The battle for women's rights has been largely won.