A myth is an image in terms of which we try to make sense of the world.
No snowflake in an avalanche ever feels responsible.
A good goal is like a strenuous exercise - it makes you stretch.
Our greatest foes - and whom we must chiefly combat - are within.
I've got a woman's ability to stick to a job and get on with it when everyone else walks off and leaves it.
I must not write a word to you about politics, because you are a woman.
Rich men's houses are seldom beautiful, rarely comfortable, and never original. It is a constant source of surprise to people of moderate means to observe how little a big fortune contributes to Beauty.
There is nothing more miserable in the world than to arrive in paradise and look like your passport photo.
True valor lies between cowardice and rashness.
All human actions have one or more of these seven causes: chance, nature, compulsion, habit, reason, passion, and desire.
There is nothing like returning to a place that remains unchanged to find the ways in which you yourself have altered.
If a dog will not come to you after having looked you in the face, you should go home and examine your conscience.
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.
When you do things from your soul, you feel a river moving in you, a joy.
There is a real magic in enthusiasm. It spells the difference between mediocrity and accomplishment
Anxiety is the dizziness of freedom.
Dream lofty dreams, and as you dream, so you shall become. Your vision is the promise of what you shall one day be; your ideal is the prophecy of what you shall at last unveil.
The mind that finds its way to wild places is the poet's; but the mind that never finds its way back is the lunatic's.
I am not ashamed to confess that I am ignorant of what I do not know.
For a moment, nothing happened. Then, after a second or so, nothing continued to happen.
Sometimes glass glitters more than diamonds because it has more to prove.