Trying to define yourself is like trying to bite your own teeth.
I have noticed that nothing I have never said ever did me any harm.
Parents wonder why the streams are bitter, when they themselves have poisoned the fountain.
Modesty and conscientiousness receive their reward only in novels. In life they are exploited and then shoved aside.
There is no limit to the amount of good you can do if you don't care who gets the credit.
The difficulty is to try and teach the multitude that something can be true and untrue at the same time.
Anybody who watches three games of football in a row should be declared brain dead.
Religion is like a knife: you can either use it to cut bread, or stick in someone's back.
Be like a tree and let the dead leaves drop.
It is a good rule in life never to apologize. The right sort of people do not want apologies, and the wrong sort take a mean advantage of them.
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.
All tyranny needs to gain a foothold is for people of good conscience to remain silent.
No snowflake in an avalanche ever feels responsible.
There is nothing like returning to a place that remains unchanged to find the ways in which you yourself have altered.
Any fool can criticize, condemn, and complain but it takes character and self control to be understanding and forgiving.
All men are liable to error; and most men are, in many points, by passion or interest, under temptation to it.
I sound my barbaric yawp over the rooftops of the world.
Anger makes dull men witty, but it keeps them poor.
Radical simply means 'grasping things at the root'.
Dress shabbily and they remember the dress; dress impeccably and they remember the woman.
Maybe you are searching among the branches, for what only appears in the roots.