I'm a lucky person because I've been loved a lot. I have a great family.
Usually the modest person passes for someone reserved, the silent for a sullen person.
I like to work. The self-esteem and satisfaction that I get from working makes me a better person, which makes me a better mom. I feel lucky because I have the luxury of working only one or two days a week.
There is that indescribable freshness and unconsciousness about an illiterate person that humbles and mocks the power of the noblest expressive genius.
What is the appropriate behavior for a man or a woman in the midst of this world, where each person is clinging to his piece of debris? What's the proper salutation between people as they pass each other in this flood?
What makes a person sexy is when he's not trying to be sexy.
Being a Southern person and a blonde, it's not a good combination. Immediately, when people meet you, they think of you as not being smart.
Call no man happy until he is dead, but only lucky.
I was more independent than any farmer in Concord, for I was not anchored to a house or farm, but could follow the bent of my genius, which is a very crooked one, every moment.
One of the signs of passing youth is the birth of a sense of fellowship with other human beings as we take our place among them.
I personally would not have plastic surgery. What the hell for? It looks ridiculous.
And everything is controlled and everybody is a member of some committee, because then their watchdogs placed in the committees can control everything, what this person says or how this person think(s), you know.
If a person never contradicts himself, it must be that he says nothing.
Onstage I'm the happiest person in the world.
Unintelligent persons are like weeds that thrive in good ground; they love to be amused in proportion to the degree in which they weary themselves.
A person places themselves on a level with the ones they praise.
The years like great black oxen tread the world,And God, the herdsman goads them on behind,And I am broken by their passing feet.
It was like a miracle, but before our very eyes, and almost in the drawing of a breath, the whole body crumbled into dust and passed from our sight.
You can search throughout the entire universe for someone who is more deserving of your love and affection than you are yourself, and that person is not to be found anywhere. You yourself, as much as anybody in the entire universe deserve your love and affection.
If any person wish to be idle, let them fall in love.
We praise a man who feels angry on the right grounds and against the right persons and also in the right manner at the right moment and for the right length of time.
The individual is ephemeral, races and nations come and pass away, but man remains.
I wasn't really raised to be the type of person to have doubts.
We come to love not by finding the perfect person, but by learning to see an imperfect person perfectly.
My hair got lighter, and I gradually went blonde. I liked it. Had more fun. But my image of myself in my head is this dark-haired person.