"No witchcraft, no enemy action had silenced the rebirth of new life in this stricken world. The people had done it themselves."
"It's best to have failure happen early in life. It wakes up the Phoenix bird in you so you rise from the ashes."
"I wonder why it is that we are not all kinder to each other.... How much the world needs it! How easily it is done!"
"Feminist art is not some tiny creek running off the great river of real art; it is not some crack in an otherwise flawless stone; it is, quite spectacularly I think, art which is not based on the subjugation of one half of the species."
"Inconsistency is the only thing in which people are consistent."
"A heart is not judged by how much you love, but by how much you are loved by others."
"Within the first few months I discovered that being president is like riding a tiger; a man has to keep riding or be swallowed."
Harry S. Truman
"A successful lawsuit is the one worn by a policeman."
"No.. work is so high, so noble, so grand, so enduring, so important for all time, as the making of character in a child."