When people start asking you to do the same thing over and over again, that's when you know you're way too close to something that you don't want to be near.
Once you label me you negate me.
Anything that makes weak - physically, intellectually and spiritually, reject it as poison.
He who would accomplish little must sacrifice little; he who would achieve much must sacrifice much; he who would attain highly must sacrifice greatly.
The battle for women's rights has been largely won.
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.
It's better to be unhappy alone than unhappy with someone.
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 am not ashamed to confess that I am ignorant of what I do not know.
Every man's memory is his private literature.
As we look ahead into the next century, leaders will be those who empower others.
There is nothing to writing. All you do is sit down at a typewriter and bleed.
No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.
There are books of which the backs and covers are by far the best parts.
Three may keep a secret, if two of them are dead.
I just want to retire before I go senile because if I don't retire before I go senile, then I'll do more damage than good at that point.
I speak for the trees, for the trees have no tongues.
Some newspapers are fit only to line the bottom of bird cages.
A woman can be over dressed but never over elegant.
Beneath the makeup and behind the smile I am just a girl who wishes for the world.
I like to think of myself at home in the armchair, writing, smoking and occasionally wandering down the shop.