"When you cease to make a contribution, you begin to die."
— Eleanor Roosevelt quoted in the Monterey County, Calif., Herald
"To truly laugh, you must be able to take your pain and play with it."
— Charlie Chaplin quoted in the United Press International
"What they call you is one thing. What you answer to is something else."
— Poet Lucille Clifton quoted in the Pocatello, Idaho State Journal
"If you chase two rabbits, you catch none."
— Confucious quoted in Forbes.com
"No one can make you feel inferior without your consent."
— Eleanor Roosevelt quoted in Refdesk.com
"If controversy creates tension, tension creates friction, and friction creates warmth. And warmth is what I’m looking for."
— Opera director Gerard Mortier quoted in The Week
"We don’t see things as they are; we see them as we are."
— Anais Nin quoted in Refdesk.com
"Some people talk to animals. Not many listen though. That’s the problem."
— A.A. Milne quoted in The Detroit News