When one door is closed, don't you know that many more are open
True valor lies between cowardice and rashness.
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.
The true test of a man's character is what he does when no one is watching.
A mediocre idea that generates enthusiasm will go further than a great idea that inspires no one.
Certainty? In this world nothing is certain but death and taxes.
Boards don't hit back.
The more you like yourself, the less you are like anyone else, which makes you unique.
Liberty, according to my metaphysics is a self-determining power in an intellectual agent. It implies thought and choice and power.
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.
I would define, in brief, the poetry of words as the rhythmical creation of Beauty.
New opinions are always suspected, and usually opposed, without any other reason but because they are not common.
Give up trying to make me give up
Face the facts of being what you are, for that is what changes what you are.
The more intense the nature of a man, the more readily will he find meditation, and the more successfully will he practice it.
What's with you men? Would hair stop growing on your chest if you asked directions somewhere?
The bat thought I was giving him the kiss of life!
Enthusiasm... the sustaining power of all great action.
The idea of freedom is inspiring. But what does it mean? If you are free in a political sense but have no food, what's that? The freedom to starve?
We do not have to visit a madhouse to find disordered minds; our planet is the mental institution of the universe.
A great city is the place to escape the true drama of provincial life, and find solace in fantasy.