Beneath the makeup and behind the smile I am just a girl who wishes for the world.
Parents wonder why the streams are bitter, when they themselves have poisoned the fountain.
There are no facts, only interpretations.
Racism is a much more clandestine, much more hidden kind of phenomenon, but at the same time it's perhaps far more terrible than it's ever been.
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.
I am one of those who think like Nobel, that humanity will draw more good than evil from new discoveries.
A process cannot be understood by stopping it. Understanding must move with the flow of the process, must join it and flow with it.
The idea is to write it so that people hear it and it slides through the brain and goes straight to the heart.
Tomorrow is the most important thing in life. Comes into us at midnight very clean. It's perfect when it arrives and it puts itself in our hands. It hopes we've learned something from yesterday.
To the young people I say, you are a gift to your communities and indeed the world. You are our hope and our future.
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.
We must find time to stop and thank the people who make a difference in our lives
A hero cannot be a hero unless in a heroic world.
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.
Self-esteem comes from being able to define the world in your own terms and refusing to abide by the judgments of others.
It's better to be unhappy alone than unhappy with someone.
Parents can only give good advice or put them on the right paths, but the final forming of a person's character lies in their own hands
No flying machine will ever fly from New York to Paris.
All the perplexities, confusion and distress in America arise, not from defects in their Constitution or Confederation, not from want of honor or virtue, so much as from the downright ignorance of the nature of coin, credit and circulation.
When the dog looks at you, the dog is not thinking what kind of a person you are. The dog is not judging you.
The more you like yourself, the less you are like anyone else, which makes you unique.