The promise given was a necessity of the past: the word broken is a necessity of the present.
Hollywood brides keep the bouquets and throw away the grooms.
In the United States today, we have more than our share of the nattering nabobs of negativism.
There is only one way... to get anybody to do anything. And that is by making the other person want to do it.
If information and knowledge are central to democracy, they are the conditions for development.
Rhyme, that enslaved queen, that supreme charm of our poetry, that creator of our meter.
Don't send me flowers when I'm dead. If you like me, send them while I'm alive.
Those who hammer their guns into plows, will plow for those who do not.
Too often we enjoy the comfort of opinion without the discomfort of thought.
Real stupidity beats artificial intelligence every time.
The battle for women's rights has been largely won.
I want to sing like the birds sing, not worrying about who hears or what they think.
A good goal is like a strenuous exercise - it makes you stretch.
One of the great penalties those of us who live our lives in full view of the public must pay is the loss of that most cherished birthright of man's, privacy.
We often discover what will do by finding out what will not do; and probably he who never made a mistake never made a discovery.
There is not such a cradle of democracy upon the earth as the Free Public Library, this republic of letters, where neither rank, office, nor wealth receives the slightest consideration.
Your clothes conceal much of your beauty, yet they hide not the unbeautiful
It's sad when someone you know becomes someone you knew.
One's only rival is one's own potentialities. One's only failure is failing to live up to one's own possibilities. In this sense, every man can be a king, and must therefore be treated like a king.
In terms of an identity, an identity reflects an individuality, by definition. And, if there is a quality present, it is recognizable and it can be named. If you can't name it, it means you don't recognize it.
I must not write a word to you about politics, because you are a woman.