Work is the rent you pay for the room you occupy on earth.
Character is like a tree and reputation like a shadow. The shadow is what we think of it; the tree is the real thing.
If you've got them by the balls their hearts and minds will follow.
Laziness never arrived at the attainment of a good wish.
In the increasingly convincing darkness the words become palpable, like a fruit that is too beautiful to eat.
In my ballets, woman is first. Men are consorts. God made men to sing the praises of women. They are not equal to men: They are better.
If you could kick the person in the pants responsible for most of your trouble, you wouldn't sit for a month.
Religion is like a knife: you can either use it to cut bread, or stick in someone's back.
Ladies who play with fire must remember that smoke gets in their eyes.
My idea of an agreeable person is a person who agrees with me.
I am dying from the treatment of too many physicians.
We are all now connected by the Internet, like neurons in a giant brain.
The battle for women's rights has been largely won.
The idea is to write it so that people hear it and it slides through the brain and goes straight to the heart.
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.
Trying to define yourself is like trying to bite your own teeth.
A good liar must have a good memory.
Blessed are the cracked, for they shall let in the light.
If you talk bad about country music, it's like saying bad things about my momma. Them's fightin' words.
If the misery of the poor be caused not by the laws of nature, but by our institutions, great is our sin.
Humility is attentive patience.