The entire being of a woman is a secret which should be kept.
My doctors told me I would never walk again. My mother told me I would. I believed my mother.
Women have got to make the world safe for men since men have made it so darned unsafe for women.
Know the ship you sail on. Know its timbers. Deep the fjord waters where you sail, steep the cliffs, deep into the unknown coast goes the winding fjord.
The old woman I shall become will be quite different from the woman I am now.
A man has only one escape from his old self: to see a different self in the mirror of some woman's eyes.
A person who can write a long letter with ease, cannot write ill.
Every one has a gift for something, even if it is the gift of being a good friend.
The most common way people give up their power is by thinking they don't have any.
I feel sure that no girl would go to the altar if she knew all.
I was gravely warned by some of my female acquaintances that no woman could expect to be regarded as a lady after she had written a book.
No, I don't understand my husband's theory of relativity, but I know my husband and I know he can be trusted.
I hate housework! You make the beds, you do the dishes -- and six months later you have to start all over again.
If you have knowledge, let others light their candles at it.
This is the precept by which I have lived: Prepare for the worst; expect the best; and take what comes.
Language is not neutral. It is not merely a vehicle which carries ideas. It is itself a shaper of ideas.
The ultimate aim of the human mind, in all its efforts, is to become acquainted with Truth.
When I care to be powerful -- to use my strength in the service of my vision, then it becomes less and less important whether I am afraid.
Everyone has the right to make his own decisions, but none has the right to force his decision on others.