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The problem with any unwritten law is that you don't know where to go to erase it.

It is honourable to be accused by those who deserve to be accused.

Democracy means not 'I am as good as you are' but 'You are as good as I am.'

I guess grace doesn't have to be logical. If it did, it wouldn't be grace.

Too bad you can't just grab a tree by the very tip-top and bend it clear over the ground and then let her fly, because I bet you'd be amazed at all the stuff that comes flying out.

Art arises when the secret vision of the artist and the manefestation of nature agree to find new shapes.

Justice is the truth in action.

I wish my name was Todd, because then I could say, 'Yes, my name's Todd. Todd Blankenship.' Oh, also I wish my last name was Blankenship.

The only thing that interferes with my learning is my education.

Too many have dispensed with generosity in order to practice charity.

If I ever get real rich, I hope I'm not real mean to poor people, like I am now.

Imagination is the beginning of creation. You imagine what you desire, you will what you imagine and at last you create what you will.

Christmas--that magic blanket that wraps itself about us, that something so intangible that it is like a fragrance. It may weave a spell of nostalgia. Christmas may be a day of feasting, or of prayer, but always it will be a day of remembrance--a day in which we think of everything we have ever loved.

The failure of women to produce genius of the first rank in most of the supreme forms of human effort has been used to block the way of all women of talent and ambition for intellectual achievement in a manner that would be amusingly absurd were it not so monstrously unjust and socially harmful.

No plan can prevent a stupid person from doing the wrong thing in the wrong place at the wrong time--but a good plan should keep a concentration from forming.

The great secret of power is never to will to do more than you can accomplish.

Advice is the only commodity on the market where the supply always exceeds the demand.

...the more the soul knows, the more she loves, and loving much, she tastes much.

What passing bells for these who die as cattleOnly the monstrous anger of the guns.Only the stuttering rifles' rapid rattleCan patter out their hasty orisons.

When neither their property nor their honor is touched, the marjority of men live content.