The imagination is not a state: it is the human existence itself.
No snowflake in an avalanche ever feels responsible.
To turn really interesting ideas and fledgling technologies into a company that can continue to innovate for years, it requires a lot of disciplines.
When people talk of the freedom of writing, speaking or thinking I cannot choose but laugh. No such thing ever existed. No such thing now exists; but I hope it will exist. But it must be hundreds of years after you and I shall write and speak no more.
The true test of a man's character is what he does when no one is watching.
There are books of which the backs and covers are by far the best parts.
Beneath the makeup and behind the smile I am just a girl who wishes for the world.
The idea is to write it so that people hear it and it slides through the brain and goes straight to the heart.
Talk low, talk slow and don't say too much.
It does not do to dwell on dreams and forget to live.
There is nothing like returning to a place that remains unchanged to find the ways in which you yourself have altered.
People create stories create people; or rather stories create people create stories.
The two offices of memory are collection and distribution.
Give them pleasure. The same pleasure they have when they wake up from a nightmare.
I speak for the trees, for the trees have no tongues.
Show love, compassion, protection & generosity to those who depend on you – in fact, to everyone.
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.
The death of a beautiful woman, is unquestionably the most poetical topic in the world.
The Declaration of Independence I always considered as a theatrical show. Jefferson ran away with all the stage effect of that... and all the glory of it.
Ladies who play with fire must remember that smoke gets in their eyes.
In the rush for justice it is important not to lose sight of principles the country holds dear.