How wonderful opera would be if there were no singers.
Parents are friends that life gives us; friends are parents that the heart chooses.
Everything great in the world comes from neurotics. They alone have founded our religions, and composed our masterpieces. Never will the world know all it owes to them, nor all they have suffered to enrich us.
A friend of mine hated her husband so much that when he died she had him cremated, blended him with marijuana, and smoked him. She said, "That's the best he's made me feel in years."
In the face of an obstacle which is impossible to overcome, stubbornness is stupid.
Nothing interferes with my concentration. You could put on an orgy in my office and I wouldn't look up. Well, maybe once.
No one is more liable to make mistakes than the man who acts only on reflection.
I didn't know I'd have to be torn down before I could be built up.
Arrogance, pedantry, and dogmatism are the occupational diseases of those who spend their lives directing the intellects of the young.
God is to me that creative Force, behind and in the universe, who manifests Himself as energy, as life, as order, as beauty, as thought, as conscience, as love.
The English of the Bible has a pithiness and raciness, a homely tang, a terse sententiousness, an idiomatic flavour which comes home to men's business and bosoms ... a nobility of diction and ... a rhythmic quality . . . unrivaled in its beauty.
He who prays as he ought, will endeavor to live as he prays.
Let us go singing as far as we go; the road will be less tedious.
It is in changing that things find purpose.
There are people who are always anticipating trouble, and in this way they manage to enjoy many sorrows that never really happen.
Saints are sinners who kept on going.
My vigour, vitality and cheek repel me. I am the kind of woman I would run from.
Today at the beach I could feel the men dressing me with their eyes.
The great question which I have not been able to answer, despite my 30 years of research into the feminine soul, is "what does a woman want"?
God doesn't make orange juice, God makes oranges.