Racism is a much more clandestine, much more hidden kind of phenomenon, but at the same time it's perhaps far more terrible than it's ever been.
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.
If you pick up a starving dog and make him prosperous he will not bite you. This is the principal difference between a dog and man.
I believe today that my conduct is in accordance with the will of the Almighty Creator
Tell me thy company, and I shall tell thee what thou art.
The American people should be made aware of the trend toward monopolization of the great public information vehicles and the concentration of more and more power over public opinion in fewer and fewer hands.
How lucky I am to have something that makes saying goodbye so hard.
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.
The fascination of shooting as a sport depends almost wholly on whether you are at the right or wrong end of the gun.
There's no such thing as perfect writing, just like there's no such thing as perfect despair.
Every time you are tempted to react in the same old way, ask if you want to be a prisoner of the past or a pioneer of the future.
I am not ashamed to confess that I am ignorant of what I do not know.
Those who hammer their guns into plows, will plow for those who do not.
I am not a saint, unless you think of a saint as a sinner who keeps on trying.
No one is useless in this world who lightens the burdens of another.
It is piracy, not overt online music stores, which is our main competitor.
The more intense the nature of a man, the more readily will he find meditation, and the more successfully will he practice it.
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
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.
Remember upon the conduct of each depends the fate of all.
But there is only one thing which gathers people into seditious commotion, and that is oppression