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.
The greatness of a man is not in how much wealth he acquires, but in his integrity and his ability to affect those around him positively.
But there is only one thing which gathers people into seditious commotion, and that is oppression
A friend doesn't go on a diet because you are fat.
Reality is wrong. Dreams are for real.
Religion and art spring from the same root and are close kin. Economics and art are strangers.
A toast, Jedediah, to love on my terms. Those are the only terms anybody ever knows - his own.
There is no such thing as a Christian child: only a child of Christian parents.
Everyone is born a genius, but the process of living de-geniuses them.
Since it is difficult to join them together, it is safer to be feared than to be loved when one of the two must be lacking.
In order to be irreplaceable, one must always be different.
We can't become what we need to be by remaining what we are.
But some emotions don't make a lot of noise. It's hard to hear pride. Caring is real faint - like a heartbeat. And pure love why, some days it's so quiet, you don't even know it's there.
In the rush for justice it is important not to lose sight of principles the country holds dear.
In ballet a complicated story is impossible to tell... we can't dance synonyms.
I feel as if I were a piece in a game of chess, when my opponent says of it: That piece cannot be moved.
Advice to intellectuals: let no-one represent you.
After all, science is essentially international, and it is only through lack of the historical sense that national qualities have been attributed to it.
Charity ... is the opium of the privileged.
I may not be better than other people, but at least I'm different.
There is more to sex appeal than just measurements. I don't need a bedroom to prove my womanliness. I can convey just as much sex appeal, picking apples off a tree or standing in the rain.