Every man is guilty of all the good he did not do.
A book is a mirror: if an ape looks into it an apostle is hardly likely to look out.
How vain it is to sit down to write when you have not stood up to live.
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.
In order to be irreplaceable, one must always be different.
To hell with circumstances; I create opportunities.
Children are a wonderful gift. They have an extraordinary capacity to see into the heart of things and to expose sham and humbug for what they are.
Time is an illusion. Lunchtime doubly so.
Religion is like a knife: you can either use it to cut bread, or stick in someone's back.
I am not interested in picking up crumbs of compassion thrown from the table of someone who considers himself my master. I want the full menu of rights.
Deep in the human unconscious is a pervasive need for a logical universe that makes sense. But the real universe is always one step beyond logic.
Humility is attentive patience.
A girl should be two things: classy and fabulous.
As I grow older, I pay less attention to what men say. I just watch what they do.
Don't send me flowers when I'm dead. If you like me, send them while I'm alive.
In the rush for justice it is important not to lose sight of principles the country holds dear.
The joke of our time is the suicide of intention.
Anyone who attempts to generate random numbers by deterministic means is, of course, living in a state of sin.
There is nothing like returning to a place that remains unchanged to find the ways in which you yourself have altered.
Obsession is an attractive thing. People who are really, really interested and good at one thing and smart are attractive, if they're men.
I've learned that you shouldn't go through life with a catcher's mitt on both hands; you need to be able to throw something back.