The battle for women's rights has been largely won.
Never lend your car to someone you've given birth to.
Parents wonder why the streams are bitter, when they themselves have poisoned the fountain.
Young heads take example of the ancient.
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.
The idea of freedom is inspiring. But what does it mean? If you are free in a political sense but have no food, what's that? The freedom to starve?
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.
When you get to a certain age, there is no coming back.
The idea is to write it so that people hear it and it slides through the brain and goes straight to the heart.
A book is a mirror: if an ape looks into it an apostle is hardly likely to look out.
The American people should be made aware of the trend toward monopolization of the great public information vehicles and the concentration of more and more power over public opinion in fewer and fewer hands.
An intense anticipation itself transforms possibility into reality; our desires being often but precursors of the things which we are capable of performing.
If the world was perfect, it wouldn't be.
I must uphold my ideals, for perhaps the time will come when I shall be able to carry them out.
The keenest sorrow is to recognize ourselves as the sole cause of all our adversities.
All that you accomplish or fail to accomplish with your life is the direct result of your thoughts.
There is not such a cradle of democracy upon the earth as the Free Public Library, this republic of letters, where neither rank, office, nor wealth receives the slightest consideration.
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.
If you follow every dream, you might get lost.
A myth is an image in terms of which we try to make sense of the world.
The advantage of a bad memory is that one enjoys several times the same good thing for the first time.