On the highest throne in the world, we still sit only on our own bottom.
A great city is the place to escape the true drama of provincial life, and find solace in fantasy.
Happiness seems to require a modicum of external prosperity.
If you think your teacher is tough, wait until you get a boss. He doesn't have tenure.
Tell your heart that the fear of suffering is worse than the suffering itself. And that no heart has ever suffered when it goes in search of its dreams, because every second of the search is a second's encounter with God and with eternity.
To know what people really think, pay regard to what they do, rather than what they say.
Do your little bit of good where you are; it's those little bits of good put together that overwhelm the world.
Do you have to have a reason for loving?
Women are made to be loved not understood.
Those who cry the loudest are not always the ones who are hurt the most.
What shall it profit a man if he gains the whole world but loses his soul.
Everything we see in the world is the creative work of women.
Reverence does not die with mortals, nor does it perish whether they live or die.
Love is all, it gives all, and it takes all.
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.
God grants liberty only to those who love it and are always ready to guard and defend it.
What was more, they had taken the first step toward genuine friendship. They had exchanged vulnerabilities.
Nothing is more difficult, and therefore more precious, than to be able to decide.
He could not see a belt without hitting below it.
It's not a question of learning much.On the contrary.It's a question of UNLEARNING much.
Private passions tire and exhaust themselves, public ones never.