Animals, whom we have made our slaves, we do not like to consider our equal.
People create stories create people; or rather stories create people create stories.
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.
Learn to give, whether you have plenty or little, whether you are happy or in pain.
I don't try to imagine a personal god; it suffices to stand in awe at the structure of the world, insofar as it allows our inadequate senses to appreciate it.
Who are you to judge the life I live? I know I'm not perfect-and I don't live to be-but before you start pointing fingers... make sure your hands are clean!
Ladies who play with fire must remember that smoke gets in their eyes.
To wear your heart on your sleeve isn't a very good plan; you should wear it inside, where it functions best.
Those who hammer their guns into plows, will plow for those who do not.
I have great faith in fools; self-confidence my friends call it.
It is the story that owns and directs us. It is the thing that makes us different from cattle; it is the mark on the face that sets one people apart from their neighbors.
Jests that give pains are not jests.
Anger makes dull men witty, but it keeps them poor.
We princes are set as it were upon stages in the sight and view of the world.
He alone, who owns the youth, gains the future.
A toast, Jedediah, to love on my terms. Those are the only terms anybody ever knows - his own.
The advantage of a bad memory is that one enjoys several times the same good thing for the first time.
In ballet a complicated story is impossible to tell... we can't dance synonyms.
Common sense is the most widely shared commodity in the world, for every man is convinced that he is well supplied with it.
If the only prayer you said was thank you, that would be enough.
There is a real magic in enthusiasm. It spells the difference between mediocrity and accomplishment