The last of human freedoms - the ability to chose one's attitude in a given set of circumstances.
What is necessary to change a person is to change his awareness of himself.
Show love, compassion, protection & generosity to those who depend on you – in fact, to everyone.
Purity of heart is to will one thing.
Design is not just what it looks like and feels like. Design is how it works.
I want to sing like the birds sing, not worrying about who hears or what they think.
How vain it is to sit down to write when you have not stood up to live.
There is nothing like returning to a place that remains unchanged to find the ways in which you yourself have altered.
An idea is salvation by imagination
I must uphold my ideals, for perhaps the time will come when I shall be able to carry them out.
Modesty and conscientiousness receive their reward only in novels. In life they are exploited and then shoved aside.
Everything is vague to a degree you do not realize till you have tried to make it precise.
You cant have a plan for your day, til you have a plan for your life.
There are no good girls gone wrong - just bad girls found out.
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.
The secret of being a bore is to tell everything.
I love deadlines. I like the whooshing sound they make as they fly by.
Everyone is born a genius, but the process of living de-geniuses them.
Religion and art spring from the same root and are close kin. Economics and art are strangers.
I recommend that the Statue of Liberty be supplemented by a Statue of Responsibility on the west coast.
It is by no means an irrational fancy that, in a future existence, we shall look upon what we think our present existence, as a dream.