In terms of an identity, an identity reflects an individuality, by definition. And, if there is a quality present, it is recognizable and it can be named. If you can't name it, it means you don't recognize it.
Give up trying to make me give up
The traditional ways were wrongly disowned by Christianity - in hindsight, medicine men were not demons but very important counsellors in the community.
Abuse of words has been the great instrument of sophistry and chicanery, of party, faction, and division of society.
There are no facts, only interpretations.
Don't take the wrong side of an argument just because your opponent has taken the right side.
There is nothing to writing. All you do is sit down at a typewriter and bleed.
A photograph can be an instant of life captured for eternity that will never cease looking back at you.
The imagination is not a state: it is the human existence itself.
We must find time to stop and thank the people who make a difference in our lives
Light thinks it travels faster than anything but it is wrong. No matter how fast light travels, it finds the darkness has always got there first, and is waiting for it.
When I had nothing to lose, I had everything. When I stopped being who I am, I found myself.
Character is like a tree and reputation like a shadow. The shadow is what we think of it; the tree is the real thing.
If the only prayer you said was thank you, that would be enough.
The keenest sorrow is to recognize ourselves as the sole cause of all our adversities.
Dress shabbily and they remember the dress; dress impeccably and they remember the woman.
The universe we observe has precisely the properties we should expect if there is, at bottom, no design, no purpose, no evil and no good, nothing but blind pitiless indifference.
New opinions are always suspected, and usually opposed, without any other reason but because they are not common.
I love deadlines. I like the whooshing sound they make as they fly by.
The battle for women's rights has been largely won.
I love Madrid. I am happy to be here. I have been here three years and hope to be here longer. But I am proud of where I come from and never forget the people I grew up with.