I feel as if I were a piece in a game of chess, when my opponent says of it: That piece cannot be moved.
When one door is closed, don't you know that many more are open
Racism is a much more clandestine, much more hidden kind of phenomenon, but at the same time it's perhaps far more terrible than it's ever been.
Delay always breeds danger. To protract a great design is often to ruin it.
A man of honour should never forget what he is because he sees what others are.
My idea of an agreeable person is a person who agrees with me.
Everything is vague to a degree you do not realize till you have tried to make it precise.
A hero cannot be a hero unless in a heroic world.
Those who restrain desire do so because theirs is weak enough to be restrained.
Courage is being scared to death... and saddling up anyway.
Show love, compassion, protection & generosity to those who depend on you – in fact, to everyone.
Worry is the interest paid by those who borrow trouble.
I don't watch television, I think it destroys the art of talking about oneself.
I don't do drugs, I am drugs
Charity ... is the opium of the privileged.
Being unwanted, unloved, uncared for, forgotten by everybody, I think that is a much greater hunger, a much greater poverty than the person who has nothing to eat.
No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.
The last of human freedoms - the ability to chose one's attitude in a given set of circumstances.
Hope is like the sun, which, as we journey toward it, casts the shadow of our burden behind us.
New opinions are always suspected, and usually opposed, without any other reason but because they are not common.
Rich men's houses are seldom beautiful, rarely comfortable, and never original. It is a constant source of surprise to people of moderate means to observe how little a big fortune contributes to Beauty.