We must find time to stop and thank the people who make a difference in our lives
What is to give light must endure burning.
It is a good rule in life never to apologize. The right sort of people do not want apologies, and the wrong sort take a mean advantage of them.
The idea of freedom is inspiring. But what does it mean? If you are free in a political sense but have no food, what's that? The freedom to starve?
There is nothing to writing. All you do is sit down at a typewriter and bleed.
Fear may come true that which one is afraid of.
If everything isn't black and white, I say, 'Why the hell not?'
You can have everything in life that you want if you just give enough other people what they want.
Self-pity is our worst enemy and if we yield to it, we can never do anything wise in this world.
Most ballet teachers in the United States are terrible. If they were in medicine, everyone would be poisoned.
No matter how thin you slice it, there will always be two sides.
The people I distrust most are those who want to improve our lives but have only one course of action.
You will always be fond of me. I represent to you all the sins you never had the courage to commit.
I fully realize that no wealth or position can long endure, unless built upon truth and justice; therefore, I will engage in no transaction which does not benefit all whom it affects.
Gold and silver from the dead turn often into lead.
If a little is great, and a lot is better, then way too much is just about right!
You cant have a plan for your day, til you have a plan for your life.
I do not argue with obstinate men. I act in spite of them.
All battles are fought by scared men who'd rather be some place else.
Genius is sorrow's child.
When people talk of the freedom of writing, speaking or thinking I cannot choose but laugh. No such thing ever existed. No such thing now exists; but I hope it will exist. But it must be hundreds of years after you and I shall write and speak no more.