The traditional ways were wrongly disowned by Christianity - in hindsight, medicine men were not demons but very important counsellors in the community.
I've got a woman's ability to stick to a job and get on with it when everyone else walks off and leaves it.
What is necessary to change a person is to change his awareness of himself.
Where grief is fresh, any attempt to divert it only irritates.
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.
Women have the right to work wherever they want, as long as they have the dinner ready when you get home.
Wisely, and slow. They stumble that run fast.
Abuse of words has been the great instrument of sophistry and chicanery, of party, faction, and division of society.
A process cannot be understood by stopping it. Understanding must move with the flow of the process, must join it and flow with it.
By desiring little, a poor man makes himself rich.
Memory... is an internal rumour.
A good liar must have a good memory.
There is no such thing as a Christian child: only a child of Christian parents.
If you've got them by the balls their hearts and minds will follow.
Being unwanted, unloved, uncared for, forgotten by everybody, I think that is a much greater hunger, a much greater poverty than the person who has nothing to eat.
Courage is grace under pressure.
Our greatest foes - and whom we must chiefly combat - are within.
The universe we observe has precisely the properties we should expect if there is, at bottom, no design, no purpose, no evil and no good, nothing but blind pitiless indifference.
My government will be open. Anyone found guilty of corruption will be dealt with in accordance with the law. If you are corrupt you will have to hang your boots.
If from Society we learn to live Tis Solitude should teach us how to die; It hath no flatterers.
There's no such thing as perfect writing, just like there's no such thing as perfect despair.