I used to desire many, many things, but now I have just one desire, and thats to get rid of all my other desires.
The more you like yourself, the less you are like anyone else, which makes you unique.
With me poetry has not been a purpose, but a passion.
Be less curious about people and more curious about ideas.
Talk low, talk slow and don't say too much.
I meant what I said and I said what I meant.
Hope is like the sun, which, as we journey toward it, casts the shadow of our burden behind us.
It ain't over 'til it's over.
There is only one difference between a madman and me. The madman thinks he is sane. I know I am mad.
I could see that, if not actually disgruntled, he was far from being gruntled.
Don't tell me the moon is shining; show me the glint of light on broken glass.
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.
Show love, compassion, protection & generosity to those who depend on you – in fact, to everyone.
The cloud is free only to go with the wind. The rain is free only in falling.
Comedy is acting out optimism.
Human decency is not derived from religion. It precedes it.
All of us have moments in our lives that test our courage. Taking children into a house with a white carpet is one of them.
I am only one, but still I am one. I cannot do everything, but still I can do something; and because I cannot do everything, I will not refuse to do something that I can do.
The two offices of memory are collection and distribution.
Quote me as saying I was mis-quoted.
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.