He who would accomplish little must sacrifice little; he who would achieve much must sacrifice much; he who would attain highly must sacrifice greatly.
Common sense is not so common.
The thing I lose patience with the most is the clock. Its hands move too fast
Christmas to a child is the first terrible proof that to travel hopefully is better than to arrive.
All that spirits desire, spirits attain.
When you do things from your soul, you feel a river moving in you, a joy.
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.
An idea is salvation by imagination
For a moment, nothing happened. Then, after a second or so, nothing continued to happen.
Moonlight is sculpture.
The bat thought I was giving him the kiss of life!
Comedy is acting out optimism.
Show love, compassion, protection & generosity to those who depend on you – in fact, to everyone.
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.
A process cannot be understood by stopping it. Understanding must move with the flow of the process, must join it and flow with it.
There's real poetry in the real world. Science is the poetry of reality
It does not do to dwell on dreams and forget to live.
Be like a tree and let the dead leaves drop.
So many women just don't know how great they really are. They come to us all vogue outside and vague on the inside.
I have only ever read one book in my life, and that is White Fang. It's so frightfully good I've never bothered to read another.
Human decency is not derived from religion. It precedes it.