The gift of words is the gift of deception and illusion.
Rhyme, that enslaved queen, that supreme charm of our poetry, that creator of our meter.
Go on, get out. Last words are for fools who haven't said enough.
It is wonderful when you don't have the fear, and a lot of the time I don't ... I focus on what needs to be done instead.
Beneath the makeup and behind the smile I am just a girl who wishes for the world.
Keep things at arm's length... If you let anything come too near you want to hold on to it. And there is nothing a man can hold on to.
In just six weeks from the time the design was started, we had the motor on the block testing its power.
If the misery of the poor be caused not by the laws of nature, but by our institutions, great is our sin.
I have noticed that nothing I have never said ever did me any harm.
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.
Delay always breeds danger. To protract a great design is often to ruin it.
Hope is like the sun, which, as we journey toward it, casts the shadow of our burden behind us.
The difficulty is to try and teach the multitude that something can be true and untrue at the same time.
Only two things are infinite, the universe and human stupidity, and I'm not sure about the former.
Jests that give pains are not jests.
Sell your cleverness and buy bewilderment.
I must not write a word to you about politics, because you are a woman.
Modesty and conscientiousness receive their reward only in novels. In life they are exploited and then shoved aside.
Reverence does not die with mortals, nor does it perish whether they live or die.
You're only given a little spark of madness. You mustn't lose it.
Common sense is not so common.