A mediocre idea that generates enthusiasm will go further than a great idea that inspires no one.
Extraordinary claims require extraordinary evidence.
Words have no power to impress the mind without the exquisite horror of their reality.
Terrorism is the tactic of demanding the impossible, and demanding it at gunpoint.
Being powerful is like being a lady. If you have to tell people you are, you aren't.
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.
Self-pity is our worst enemy and if we yield to it, we can never do anything wise in this world.
In the increasingly convincing darkness the words become palpable, like a fruit that is too beautiful to eat.
If you talk bad about country music, it's like saying bad things about my momma. Them's fightin' words.
Airplane travel is nature's way of making you look like your passport photo.
The gift of words is the gift of deception and illusion.
All honor's wounds are self-inflicted.
The paranoid is never entirely mistaken.
There's real poetry in the real world. Science is the poetry of reality
Beneath the makeup and behind the smile I am just a girl who wishes for the world.
All men are liable to error; and most men are, in many points, by passion or interest, under temptation to it.
Women have the right to work wherever they want, as long as they have the dinner ready when you get home.
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.
When the student is ready, the teacher will appear.
Work is the rent you pay for the room you occupy on earth.
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?