There's no such thing as perfect writing, just like there's no such thing as perfect despair.
I'm not afraid of dying I just don't want to be there when it happens.
If you follow every dream, you might get lost.
Sometimes glass glitters more than diamonds because it has more to prove.
Be like a tree and let the dead leaves drop.
Religion and art spring from the same root and are close kin. Economics and art are strangers.
When one door is closed, don't you know that many more are open
I don't watch television, I think it destroys the art of talking about oneself.
When something is important enough, you do it even if the odds are not in your favor.
Being unwanted, unloved, uncared for, forgotten by everybody, I think that is a much greater hunger, a much greater poverty than the person who has nothing to eat.
Any fool can criticize, condemn, and complain but it takes character and self control to be understanding and forgiving.
All is mine but nothing owned, nothing owned for memory, and mine only while I look.
In the rush for justice it is important not to lose sight of principles the country holds dear.
To forbid us anything is to make us have a mind for it.
Common looking people are the best in the world: that is the reason the Lord makes so many of them.
But some emotions don't make a lot of noise. It's hard to hear pride. Caring is real faint - like a heartbeat. And pure love why, some days it's so quiet, you don't even know it's there.
Sanity is a madness put to good uses.
Being an intellectual creates a lot of questions and no answers.
I've got a woman's ability to stick to a job and get on with it when everyone else walks off and leaves it.
Hope is like the sun, which, as we journey toward it, casts the shadow of our burden behind us.
The only way to deal with an unfree world is to become so absolutely free that your very existence is an act of rebellion.