A woman can be over dressed but never over elegant.
Reverence does not die with mortals, nor does it perish whether they live or die.
It's sad when someone you know becomes someone you knew.
If from Society we learn to live Tis Solitude should teach us how to die; It hath no flatterers.
Believe nothing, no matter where you read it, or who said it, no matter if I have said it, unless it agrees with your own reason and your own common sense.
When it is not in our power to determine what is true, we ought to follow what is most probable.
Laziness never arrived at the attainment of a good wish.
To the young people I say, you are a gift to your communities and indeed the world. You are our hope and our future.
Everyone is born a genius, but the process of living de-geniuses them.
A moral being is one who is capable of reflecting on his past actions and their motives - of approving of some and disapproving of others
He who would accomplish little must sacrifice little; he who would achieve much must sacrifice much; he who would attain highly must sacrifice greatly.
Three may keep a secret, if two of them are dead.
You’ll miss the best things if you keep your eyes shut.
Every man is guilty of all the good he did not do.
My specialty is detached malevolence.
Even if you are divine, you don't disdain male consorts.
Television is chewing gum for the eyes.
To be rooted is perhaps the most important and least recognized need of the human soul.
With me poetry has not been a purpose, but a passion.
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.
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.