Life loves to be taken by the lapel and told: "I am with you kid. Let's go."
It is time for parents to teach young people early on that in diversity there is beauty and there is strength.
Courage is the most important of all the virtues, because without courage you can't practice any other virtue consistently. You can practice any virtue erratically, but nothing consistently without courage.
Jealousy in romance is like salt in food. A little can enhance the savor, but too much can spoil the pleasure and, under certain circumstances, can be life-threatening.
All great achievements require time.
Love is like a virus. It can happen to anybody at any time.
I have found that among its other benefits, giving liberates the soul of the giver.
The horizon leans forward, offering you space to place new steps of change.
I don't believe an accident of birth makes people sisters or brothers. It makes them siblings, gives them mutuality of parentage. Sisterhood and brotherhood is a condition people have to work at.
You can never go home again, but the truth is you can never leave home, so it's all right.
I've learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.
I believe we are still so innocent. The species are still so innocent that a person who is apt to be murdered believes that the murderer, just before he puts the final wrench on his throat, will have enough compassion to give him one sweet cup of water
We spend precious hours fearing the inevitable. It would be wise to use that time adoring our families, cherishing our friends, and living our lives
Perhaps travel cannot prevent bigotry, but by demonstrating that all peoples cry, laugh, eat, worry, and die, it can introduce the idea that if we try and understand each other, we may even become friends.
Words mean more than what is set down on paper. It takes the human voice to infuse them with shades of deeper meaning