We are all now connected by the Internet, like neurons in a giant brain.
Courage is being scared to death... and saddling up anyway.
I've learned that you shouldn't go through life with a catcher's mitt on both hands; you need to be able to throw something back.
Could be worse . . . I could be Sting.
Parents are usually more careful to bestow knowledge on their children rather than virtue, the art of speaking well rather than doing well; but their manners should be of the greatest concern.
A man of honour should never forget what he is because he sees what others are.
By seeing London, I have seen as much of life as the world can show.
If you could kick the person in the pants responsible for most of your trouble, you wouldn't sit for a month.
He who surpasses or subdues mankind must look down on the hate of those below.
Let us try to teach generosity and altruism, because we are born selfish.
Who are you to judge the life I live? I know I'm not perfect-and I don't live to be-but before you start pointing fingers... make sure your hands are clean!
Patriotism is usually stronger than class hatred, and always stronger than internationalism.
Learn to give, whether you have plenty or little, whether you are happy or in pain.
With me poetry has not been a purpose, but a passion.
How vain it is to sit down to write when you have not stood up to live.
Rich men's houses are seldom beautiful, rarely comfortable, and never original. It is a constant source of surprise to people of moderate means to observe how little a big fortune contributes to Beauty.
If the only prayer you said was thank you, that would be enough.
Everyone is born a genius, but the process of living de-geniuses them.
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.
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.
Reputation is what men and women think of us; character is what God and angels know of us.