Domination delegates the physical violence on which it rests to the dominated.
We often discover what will do by finding out what will not do; and probably he who never made a mistake never made a discovery.
If a little is great, and a lot is better, then way too much is just about right!
A difference of opinion is what makes horse racing and missionaries.
Fear may come true that which one is afraid of.
I meant what I said and I said what I meant.
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.
A stale article, if you dip it in a good, warm, sunny smile, will go off better than a fresh one that you've scowled upon.
All that you accomplish or fail to accomplish with your life is the direct result of your thoughts.
Before I speak, I have something important to say.
A jug fills drop by drop.
I've been looking for a girl like you - not you, but a girl like you.
Be that self which one truly is.
If the world was perfect, it wouldn't be.
Beneath the makeup and behind the smile I am just a girl who wishes for the world.
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.
If everything isn't black and white, I say, 'Why the hell not?'
For the meaning of life differs from man to man, from day to day and from hour to hour. What matters, therefore, is not the meaning of life in general but rather the specific meaning of a person's life at a given moment.
When the dog looks at you, the dog is not thinking what kind of a person you are. The dog is not judging you.
You just have to keep on doing what you do. It's the lesson I get from my husband; he just says, Keep going. Start by starting.
Racism is a much more clandestine, much more hidden kind of phenomenon, but at the same time it's perhaps far more terrible than it's ever been.