Extraordinary claims require extraordinary evidence.
Parents can only give good advice or put them on the right paths, but the final forming of a person's character lies in their own hands
Not simply one of the virtues but the form of every virtue at the testing point, which means at the point of highest reality.
Hope is like the sun, which, as we journey toward it, casts the shadow of our burden behind us.
If you could kick the person in the pants responsible for most of your trouble, you wouldn't sit for a month.
There's no such thing as perfect writing, just like there's no such thing as perfect despair.
There is nothing like returning to a place that remains unchanged to find the ways in which you yourself have altered.
To wear your heart on your sleeve isn't a very good plan; you should wear it inside, where it functions best.
The hardest thing to explain is the glaringly evident which everybody has decided not to see.
If one is to be called a liar, one may as well make an effort to deserve the name.
A great city is the place to escape the true drama of provincial life, and find solace in fantasy.
Women have the right to work wherever they want, as long as they have the dinner ready when you get home.
Don't tell me the moon is shining; show me the glint of light on broken glass.
Airplane travel is nature's way of making you look like your passport photo.
His modesty amounts to deformity.
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.
I am dying from the treatment of too many physicians.
When you get to a certain age, there is no coming back.
Ah just act the way ah feel.
Work is the rent you pay for the room you occupy on earth.
He who never made a mistake, never made a discovery.