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.
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 great city is the place to escape the true drama of provincial life, and find solace in fantasy.
Words have no power to impress the mind without the exquisite horror of their reality.
Self-pity is our worst enemy and if we yield to it, we can never do anything wise in this world.
We can work together for a better world with men and women of goodwill, those who radiate the intrinsic goodness of humankind.
In just six weeks from the time the design was started, we had the motor on the block testing its power.
Every beauty which is seen here by persons of perception resembles more than anything else that celestial source from which we all are come.
The only thing worse than being blind is having sight but no vision.
The two offices of memory are collection and distribution.
There is no such thing as a Christian child: only a child of Christian parents.
Courage is not simply one of the virtues, but the form of every virtue at the testing point.
Your personal nature seeks its paradise.
Children's talent to endure stems from their ignorance of alternatives.
Anything that makes weak - physically, intellectually and spiritually, reject it as poison.
Any fool can criticize, condemn, and complain but it takes character and self control to be understanding and forgiving.
Some newspapers are fit only to line the bottom of bird cages.
I recommend that the Statue of Liberty be supplemented by a Statue of Responsibility on the west coast.
Parents are usually more careful to bestow knowledge on their children rather than virtue, the art of speaking well rather than doing well; but their manners should be of the greatest concern.
To the young people I say, you are a gift to your communities and indeed the world. You are our hope and our future.
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.