The cure for boredom is curiosity.There is no cure for curiosity.
Children's talent to endure stems from their ignorance of alternatives.
You hear a lot of dialogue on the death of the American family. Families aren't dying. They're merging into big conglomerates.
A photograph can be an instant of life captured for eternity that will never cease looking back at you.
I recommend that the Statue of Liberty be supplemented by a Statue of Responsibility on the west coast.
It is a process of diverting one's scattered forces into one powerful channel.
But some emotions don't make a lot of noise. It's hard to hear pride. Caring is real faint - like a heartbeat. And pure love why, some days it's so quiet, you don't even know it's there.
The bat thought I was giving him the kiss of life!
Religion and art spring from the same root and are close kin. Economics and art are strangers.
He who surpasses or subdues mankind must look down on the hate of those below.
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.
Ladies who play with fire must remember that smoke gets in their eyes.
There is nothing like returning to a place that remains unchanged to find the ways in which you yourself have altered.
I am dying from the treatment of too many physicians.
The gift of words is the gift of deception and illusion.
The last of human freedoms - the ability to chose one's attitude in a given set of circumstances.
There's no such thing as perfect writing, just like there's no such thing as perfect despair.
One must judge men not by their opinions, but by what their opinions have made of them.
But there is only one thing which gathers people into seditious commotion, and that is oppression
Our greatest foes - and whom we must chiefly combat - are within.
Reverence does not die with mortals, nor does it perish whether they live or die.