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 have a simple philosophy. Fill what's empty. Empty what's full. And scratch where it itches.
New opinions are always suspected, and usually opposed, without any other reason but because they are not common.
One's only rival is one's own potentialities. One's only failure is failing to live up to one's own possibilities. In this sense, every man can be a king, and must therefore be treated like a king.
Who the hell wants fourteen pairs of shoes when they go on holiday? I haven't had fourteen pairs in my life.
The idea of freedom is inspiring. But what does it mean? If you are free in a political sense but have no food, what's that? The freedom to starve?
Laziness never arrived at the attainment of a good wish.
The world is moving so fast these days that the man who says it can't be done is generally interrupted by someone doing it.
If the only prayer you said was thank you, that would be enough.
In terms of an identity, an identity reflects an individuality, by definition. And, if there is a quality present, it is recognizable and it can be named. If you can't name it, it means you don't recognize it.
Boards don't hit back.
A good traveller has no fixed plans, and is not intent on arriving.
All human actions have one or more of these seven causes: chance, nature, compulsion, habit, reason, passion, and desire.
Be like a tree and let the dead leaves drop.
The thing I lose patience with the most is the clock. Its hands move too fast
I hope I shall possess firmness and virtue enough to maintain what I consider the most enviable of all titles, the character of an honest man.
How lucky I am to have something that makes saying goodbye so hard.
Television is chewing gum for the eyes.
I have only ever read one book in my life, and that is White Fang. It's so frightfully good I've never bothered to read another.
You don't have to be the Dalai Lama to tell people that life's about change.
I have noticed even people who claim everything is predestined, and that we can do nothing to change it, look before they cross the road.