There is nothing to writing. All you do is sit down at a typewriter and bleed.
All that you accomplish or fail to accomplish with your life is the direct result of your thoughts.
Children show me in their playful smiles the divine in everyone.
We can't become what we need to be by remaining what we are.
He who possesses most must be most afraid of loss.
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.
Don't send me flowers when I'm dead. If you like me, send them while I'm alive.
Beauty of whatever kind, in its supreme development, invariably excites the sensitive soul to tears.
God creates, I do not create. I assemble and I steal everywhere to do it - from what I see, from what the dancers can do, from what others do.
All tyranny needs to gain a foothold is for people of good conscience to remain silent.
A man can do what he wants, but not want what he wants.
I want to put a ding in the universe.
Where grief is fresh, any attempt to divert it only irritates.
Radical simply means 'grasping things at the root'.
No one is useless in this world who lightens the burdens of another.
There is more to sex appeal than just measurements. I don't need a bedroom to prove my womanliness. I can convey just as much sex appeal, picking apples off a tree or standing in the rain.
Self-pity is our worst enemy and if we yield to it, we can never do anything wise in this world.
You can have everything in life that you want if you just give enough other people what they want.
A scientific man ought to have no wishes, no affections, - a mere heart of stone.
You can't deny laughter; when it comes, it plops down in your favorite chair and stays as long as it wants.
I used to desire many, many things, but now I have just one desire, and thats to get rid of all my other desires.