We must find time to stop and thank the people who make a difference in our lives
By desiring little, a poor man makes himself rich.
You can have everything in life that you want if you just give enough other people what they want.
I'm not a genius. I'm just a tremendous bundle of experience.
Unless someone like you cares a whole awful lot, nothing is going to get better. It's not.
There is the view that poetry should improve your life. I think people confuse it with the Salvation Army.
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.
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.
There is an eloquence in true enthusiasm.
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.
A hero cannot be a hero unless in a heroic world.
Purity of heart is to will one thing.
Work is the rent you pay for the room you occupy on earth.
There are two things children should get from their parents: roots and wings.
Wine is wonderful stuff. But so many people are put off by the snobbery of it.
You don't have to be the Dalai Lama to tell people that life's about change.
I am not a saint, unless you think of a saint as a sinner who keeps on trying.
The more you like yourself, the less you are like anyone else, which makes you unique.
I would define, in brief, the poetry of words as the rhythmical creation of Beauty.
I find it rather easy to portray a businessman. Being bland, rather cruel and incompetent comes naturally to me.
Effective action is always unjust.