Self-esteem comes from being able to define the world in your own terms and refusing to abide by the judgments of others.
There is nothing to writing. All you do is sit down at a typewriter and bleed.
When we are no longer able to change a situation - we are challenged to change ourselves.
Some newspapers are fit only to line the bottom of bird cages.
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.
Anything that makes weak - physically, intellectually and spiritually, reject it as poison.
Before I speak, I have something important to say.
In terms of an identity, an identity reflects an individuality, by definition. And, if there is a quality present, it is recognizable and it can be named. If you can't name it, it means you don't recognize it.
You can have anything in this world you want, if you want it badly enough and you're willing to pay the price.
Tomorrow is the most important thing in life. Comes into us at midnight very clean. It's perfect when it arrives and it puts itself in our hands. It hopes we've learned something from yesterday.
Nothing is black or white.
Fear may come true that which one is afraid of.
I don't say we all ought to misbehave, but we ought to look as if we could.
When one door is closed, don't you know that many more are open
A place for everything, and everything in its place.
Reverence does not die with mortals, nor does it perish whether they live or die.
A jug fills drop by drop.
Tradition becomes our security, and when the mind is secure it is in decay.
The last of human freedoms - the ability to chose one's attitude in a given set of circumstances.
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.
If the only prayer you said was thank you, that would be enough.