The spirit of man is an inward flame; a lamp the world blows upon but never puts out.
If you follow every dream, you might get lost.
A good traveller has no fixed plans, and is not intent on arriving.
Tomorrow is the most important thing in life. Comes into us at midnight very clean. It's perfect when it arrives and it puts itself in our hands. It hopes we've learned something from yesterday.
I will indulge my sorrows, and give way to all the pangs and fury of despair.
Ladies who play with fire must remember that smoke gets in their eyes.
Prayer does not change God, but it changes him who prays.
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.
I speak for the trees, for the trees have no tongues.
Only two things are infinite, the universe and human stupidity, and I'm not sure about the former.
The only way to deal with an unfree world is to become so absolutely free that your very existence is an act of rebellion.
If you talk bad about country music, it's like saying bad things about my momma. Them's fightin' words.
The imagination is not a state: it is the human existence itself.
What is necessary to change a person is to change his awareness of himself.
Religion and art spring from the same root and are close kin. Economics and art are strangers.
There is no such thing as a Christian child: only a child of Christian parents.
I've been looking for a girl like you - not you, but a girl like you.
There are no good girls gone wrong - just bad girls found out.
In the increasingly convincing darkness the words become palpable, like a fruit that is too beautiful to eat.
A moral being is one who is capable of reflecting on his past actions and their motives - of approving of some and disapproving of others
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.