He who surpasses or subdues mankind must look down on the hate of those below.
I am not now That which I have been.
If from Society we learn to live Tis Solitude should teach us how to die; It hath no flatterers.
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.
A photograph can be an instant of life captured for eternity that will never cease looking back at you.
A man can do what he wants, but not want what he wants.
Those who restrain desire do so because theirs is weak enough to be restrained.
An intense anticipation itself transforms possibility into reality; our desires being often but precursors of the things which we are capable of performing.
Fear may come true that which one is afraid of.
Everything is vague to a degree you do not realize till you have tried to make it precise.
The battle for women's rights has been largely won.
All of us have moments in our lives that test our courage. Taking children into a house with a white carpet is one of them.
I just want to retire before I go senile because if I don't retire before I go senile, then I'll do more damage than good at that point.
His modesty amounts to deformity.
All the perplexities, confusion and distress in America arise, not from defects in their Constitution or Confederation, not from want of honor or virtue, so much as from the downright ignorance of the nature of coin, credit and circulation.
I will go on my knees and ask the Liberian people to participate in bringing peace and stability to our country.
Sunlight is painting.
External nature is only internal nature writ large.
All animals are equal, but some animals are more equal than others.
I am not interested in picking up crumbs of compassion thrown from the table of someone who considers himself my master. I want the full menu of rights.
Rich men's houses are seldom beautiful, rarely comfortable, and never original. It is a constant source of surprise to people of moderate means to observe how little a big fortune contributes to Beauty.