Of puns it has been said that those who most dislike them are those who are least able to utter them.
The hardest thing to explain is the glaringly evident which everybody has decided not to see.
Advice to intellectuals: let no-one represent you.
In the rush for justice it is important not to lose sight of principles the country holds dear.
What is necessary to change a person is to change his awareness of himself.
I have often been accused of putting my foot in my mouth, but I will never put my hand in your pockets
Enthusiasm... the sustaining power of all great action.
Each soul is potentially divine.
The future is something which every one reaches at the rate of sixty minutes an hour, whatever he does, whoever he is.
Beneath the makeup and behind the smile I am just a girl who wishes for the world.
The only thing worse than being blind is having sight but no vision.
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.
Radical simply means 'grasping things at the root'.
If you pick up a starving dog and make him prosperous he will not bite you. This is the principal difference between a dog and man.
Fashion changes, but style endures.
That which costs little is less valued.
If a dog will not come to you after having looked you in the face, you should go home and examine your conscience.
Effective action is always unjust.
Until we're educating every kid in a fantastic way, until every inner city is cleaned up, there is no shortage of things to do.
I've been looking for a girl like you - not you, but a girl like you.
Authority, without any condition and reservation, belongs to the nation.