Be like a tree and let the dead leaves drop.
It does not do to dwell on dreams and forget to live.
To forbid us anything is to make us have a mind for it.
Words have no power to impress the mind without the exquisite horror of their reality.
The last of human freedoms - the ability to chose one's attitude in a given set of circumstances.
You just have to keep on doing what you do. It's the lesson I get from my husband; he just says, Keep going. Start by starting.
A girl should be two things: classy and fabulous.
In the intellectual order, the virtue of humility is nothing more nor less than the power of attention.
Sanity is a madness put to good uses.
I've learned that you shouldn't go through life with a catcher's mitt on both hands; you need to be able to throw something back.
He who would accomplish little must sacrifice little; he who would achieve much must sacrifice much; he who would attain highly must sacrifice greatly.
The gift of words is the gift of deception and illusion.
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.
But there is only one thing which gathers people into seditious commotion, and that is oppression
A myth is an image in terms of which we try to make sense of the world.
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.
Fashion changes, but style endures.
There is no such thing as a Christian child: only a child of Christian parents.
Maybe you are searching among the branches, for what only appears in the roots.
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.
The right of a nation to kill a tyrant in case of necessity can no more be doubted than to hang a robber, or kill a flea.