Men would be angels, angels would be gods.
Science never solves a problem without creating ten more.
No fathers or mothers think their own children ugly.
There is a blessed necessity by which the interest of men is always driving them to the right; and, again, making all crime mean and ugly.
We go to school to learn to work hard for money. I write books and create products that teach people how to have money work hard for them.
Marriage is an alliance entered into by a man who can't sleep with the window shut, and a woman who can't sleep with the window open.
The reward of one duty is the power to fulfill another.
The only power any government has is the power to crack down on criminals. Well, when there aren't enough criminals, one makes them. One declares so many things to be a crime that it becomes impossible for men to live without breaking laws.
There is nothing stronger in the world than gentleness.
Peace cannot be achieved through violence, it can only be attained through understanding.
No man has the right to dictate what other men should perceive, create or produce, but all should be encouraged to reveal themselves, their perceptions and emotions, and to build confidence in the creative spirit.
My trust in a higher power that wants me to survive and have love in my life, is what keeps me moving forward.
There is nothing more dreadful than the habit of doubt. Doubt separates people. It is a poison that disintegrates friendships and breaks up pleasant relations. It is a thorn that irritates and hurts; it is a sword that kills.
An intellectual is a person who has discovered something more interesting than sex.
When everyone else says you can't,determination says, yes you can.
Never lose an opportunity of seeing anything beautiful, for beauty is God's handwriting.
Face life head on....It's a collision you can't ignore.
You can't build a reputation on what you are going to do.
Revolutions are the locomotives of history.
In art, the hand can never execute anything higher than the heart can imagine.
I do believe we're all connected. I do believe in positive energy. I do believe in the power of prayer. I do believe in putting good out into the world. And I believe in taking care of each other.
In every parting there is an image of death.
Death may be the greatest of all human blessings.
The secret of genius is to carry the spirit of the child into old age, which mean never losing your enthusiasm.
Don't waste time trying to break a man's heart; be satisfied if you can just manage to chip it in a brand new place.
Nature always wears the colors of the spirit.
Can you imagine what I would do if I could do all I can?
Silence is an ornament for women.
Never make friends with people who are above or below you in status. Such friendships will never give you any happiness.
Money is just the poor man's credit card.
Of all noises, I think music is the least disagreeable.
Marriage is an adventure, like going to war.
One should believe in marriage as in the immortality of the soul.
Love isn't something you find. Love is something that finds you.
The beginning is the most important part of the work.
Fifty percent of life in the N.B.A. is sex. The other fifty percent is money.
A library is not a luxury but one of the necessities of life.
There are two kinds of people, those who do the work and those who take the credit. Try to be in the first group; there is less competition there.
Women lie about their age; men lie about their income.
It only takes but one seed of peace, to create a forest.