Self-esteem comes from being able to define the world in your own terms and refusing to abide by the judgments of others.
Give them pleasure. The same pleasure they have when they wake up from a nightmare.
Authority, without any condition and reservation, belongs to the nation.
Children's talent to endure stems from their ignorance of alternatives.
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.
Each soul is potentially divine.
I love children, especially when they cry, for then someone takes them away.
By seeing London, I have seen as much of life as the world can show.
I've always had an obligation to creation, above all.
At the bottom of enmity between strangers lies indifference.
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.
Passion goes, Boredom remains.
I may not be better than other people, but at least I'm different.
The word 'good' has many meanings. For example, if a man were to shoot his grandmother at a range of five hundred yards, I should call him a good shot, but not necessarily a good man.
The true test of a man's character is what he does when no one is watching.
Genius is one percent inspiration and ninety-nine percent perspiration.
Obsession is an attractive thing. People who are really, really interested and good at one thing and smart are attractive, if they're men.
I don't try to imagine a personal god; it suffices to stand in awe at the structure of the world, insofar as it allows our inadequate senses to appreciate it.
Give up trying to make me give up
Airplane travel is nature's way of making you look like your passport photo.
Reputation is what men and women think of us; character is what God and angels know of us.