Pain is inevitable. Suffering is optional.
I feel as if I were a piece in a game of chess, when my opponent says of it: That piece cannot be moved.
Common sense is the most widely shared commodity in the world, for every man is convinced that he is well supplied with it.
An idea is salvation by imagination
The battle for women's rights has been largely won.
I find it rather easy to portray a businessman. Being bland, rather cruel and incompetent comes naturally to me.
The lifestyle I`ve been living for the last 30 years, I could have been dead a thousand times.
Beauty of whatever kind, in its supreme development, invariably excites the sensitive soul to tears.
There are no good girls gone wrong - just bad girls found out.
The more you like yourself, the less you are like anyone else, which makes you unique.
I want to sing like the birds sing, not worrying about who hears or what they think.
Every beauty which is seen here by persons of perception resembles more than anything else that celestial source from which we all are come.
My government will be open. Anyone found guilty of corruption will be dealt with in accordance with the law. If you are corrupt you will have to hang your boots.
Self-esteem comes from being able to define the world in your own terms and refusing to abide by the judgments of others.
At the heart of all beauty lies something inhuman.
How lucky I am to have something that makes saying goodbye so hard.
I must not write a word to you about politics, because you are a woman.
Christmas to a child is the first terrible proof that to travel hopefully is better than to arrive.
Give up trying to make me give up
Genius is sorrow's child.
If from Society we learn to live Tis Solitude should teach us how to die; It hath no flatterers.