Life is either a daring adventure or nothing. Security does not exist in nature, nor do the children of men as a whole experience it. Avoiding danger is no safer in the long run than exposure.
The number of books will grow continually, and one can predict that a time will come when it will be almost as difficult to learn anything from books as from the direct study of the whole universe. It will be almost as convenient to search for some bit of truth concealed in nature as it
We must not allow the clock and the calendar to blind us to the fact that each moment of life is a miracle and mystery.
The quickest way to a man’s heart really is through his stomach, because then you don’t have to chop through that pesky rib cage.
Never bend your head. Hold it high. Look the world straight in the eye.
I’m a godmother. That’s a great thing to be, a godmother. She calls me god for short, that’s cute, I taught her that.
If only corporal punishment cured low self-esteem.
There is no king who has not had a slave among his ancestors, and no slave who has not had a king among his.
No one can be perfectly free till all are free; no one can be perfectly moral till all are moral; no one can be perfectly happy till all are happy.
You can’t choose what you’re famous for in life.