I do not argue with obstinate men. I act in spite of them.
I must uphold my ideals, for perhaps the time will come when I shall be able to carry them out.
He alone, who owns the youth, gains the future.
A place for everything, and everything in its place.
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.
Those who hammer their guns into plows, will plow for those who do not.
Hope is like the sun, which, as we journey toward it, casts the shadow of our burden behind us.
It does not do to dwell on dreams and forget to live.
At the heart of all beauty lies something inhuman.
I've always had an obligation to creation, above all.
An original idea. That can't be too hard. The library must be full of them.
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.
Airplane travel is nature's way of making you look like your passport photo.
There is the view that poetry should improve your life. I think people confuse it with the Salvation Army.
The cure for boredom is curiosity.There is no cure for curiosity.
How lucky I am to have something that makes saying goodbye so hard.
How vain it is to sit down to write when you have not stood up to live.
No snowflake in an avalanche ever feels responsible.
An idea is salvation by imagination
Any non-commissioned officer is more of an enemy to a recruit, any schoolmaster to a pupil, then they are if they were free.
He who never made a mistake, never made a discovery.