Until we're educating every kid in a fantastic way, until every inner city is cleaned up, there is no shortage of things to do.
Computers are useless. They can only give you answers.
The more intense the nature of a man, the more readily will he find meditation, and the more successfully will he practice it.
I've learned that you shouldn't go through life with a catcher's mitt on both hands; you need to be able to throw something back.
I love children, especially when they cry, for then someone takes them away.
A moral being is one who is capable of reflecting on his past actions and their motives - of approving of some and disapproving of others
A person preaches well that lives well.
Being unwanted, unloved, uncared for, forgotten by everybody, I think that is a much greater hunger, a much greater poverty than the person who has nothing to eat.
He who would accomplish little must sacrifice little; he who would achieve much must sacrifice much; he who would attain highly must sacrifice greatly.
Rhyme, that enslaved queen, that supreme charm of our poetry, that creator of our meter.
The people I distrust most are those who want to improve our lives but have only one course of action.
There is only one way... to get anybody to do anything. And that is by making the other person want to do it.
The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.
The battle for women's rights has been largely won.
Circumstances do not make the man, they reveal him.
It is a good rule in life never to apologize. The right sort of people do not want apologies, and the wrong sort take a mean advantage of them.
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 watch television, I think it destroys the art of talking about oneself.
My loneliness was born when men praised my talkative faults and blamed my silent virtues.
Genius is one percent inspiration and ninety-nine percent perspiration.
All men are liable to error; and most men are, in many points, by passion or interest, under temptation to it.