Rich men's houses are seldom beautiful, rarely comfortable, and never original. It is a constant source of surprise to people of moderate means to observe how little a big fortune contributes to Beauty.
Our greatest foes - and whom we must chiefly combat - are within.
Show love, compassion, protection & generosity to those who depend on you – in fact, to everyone.
Who the hell wants fourteen pairs of shoes when they go on holiday? I haven't had fourteen pairs in my life.
To be rooted is perhaps the most important and least recognized need of the human soul.
Few men have virtue to withstand the highest bidder.
To wear your heart on your sleeve isn't a very good plan; you should wear it inside, where it functions best.
Dream lofty dreams, and as you dream, so you shall become. Your vision is the promise of what you shall one day be; your ideal is the prophecy of what you shall at last unveil.
Words have no power to impress the mind without the exquisite horror of their reality.
I want to sing like the birds sing, not worrying about who hears or what they think.
You can't deny laughter; when it comes, it plops down in your favorite chair and stays as long as it wants.
We are all worms, but I do believe that I am a glow-worm.
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.
The future is something which every one reaches at the rate of sixty minutes an hour, whatever he does, whoever he is.
If you pick up a starving dog and make him prosperous he will not bite you. This is the principal difference between a dog and man.
Unless someone like you cares a whole awful lot, nothing is going to get better. It's not.
Everything beautiful has a mark of eternity.
Genius is sorrow's child.
For a moment, nothing happened. Then, after a second or so, nothing continued to happen.
He who would accomplish little must sacrifice little; he who would achieve much must sacrifice much; he who would attain highly must sacrifice greatly.
Beneath the makeup and behind the smile I am just a girl who wishes for the world.