Pain is inevitable. Suffering is optional.
Some newspapers are fit only to line the bottom of bird cages.
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.
No one is useless in this world who lightens the burdens of another.
Not simply one of the virtues but the form of every virtue at the testing point, which means at the point of highest reality.
It ain't over 'til it's over.
Everyone is born a genius, but the process of living de-geniuses them.
If you never stop when you wave goodbye you just might find, if you give it time, you will wave hello again...
God creates, I do not create. I assemble and I steal everywhere to do it - from what I see, from what the dancers can do, from what others do.
Where grief is fresh, any attempt to divert it only irritates.
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
Dress shabbily and they remember the dress; dress impeccably and they remember the woman.
A lie never lives to be old.
When you do things from your soul, you feel a river moving in you, a joy.
I must uphold my ideals, for perhaps the time will come when I shall be able to carry them out.
Sometimes glass glitters more than diamonds because it has more to prove.
There are two things children should get from their parents: roots and wings.
Don't take the wrong side of an argument just because your opponent has taken the right side.
Keep things at arm's length... If you let anything come too near you want to hold on to it. And there is nothing a man can hold on to.
Reverence does not die with mortals, nor does it perish whether they live or die.
There is no such thing as a Christian child: only a child of Christian parents.