I feel as if I were a piece in a game of chess, when my opponent says of it: That piece cannot be moved.
I speak for the trees, for the trees have no tongues.
Women have the right to work wherever they want, as long as they have the dinner ready when you get home.
Usually when people are sad, they don't do anything. They just cry over their condition. But when they get angry, they bring about a change.
There's nothing in the world so demoralizing as money.
I would define, in brief, the poetry of words as the rhythmical creation of Beauty.
Parents can only give good advice or put them on the right paths, but the final forming of a person's character lies in their own hands
I have a simple philosophy. Fill what's empty. Empty what's full. And scratch where it itches.
Radical simply means 'grasping things at the root'.
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!
If everything isn't black and white, I say, 'Why the hell not?'
Jests that give pains are not jests.
I have only ever read one book in my life, and that is White Fang. It's so frightfully good I've never bothered to read another.
Any non-commissioned officer is more of an enemy to a recruit, any schoolmaster to a pupil, then they are if they were free.
Don't send me flowers when I'm dead. If you like me, send them while I'm alive.
Few men have virtue to withstand the highest bidder.
All men are liable to error; and most men are, in many points, by passion or interest, under temptation to it.
Certainty? In this world nothing is certain but death and taxes.
Beneath the makeup and behind the smile I am just a girl who wishes for the world.
Authority, without any condition and reservation, belongs to the nation.
Genius is sorrow's child.