"When I despair, I remember that all through history the ways of truth and love have always won. There have been tyrants, and murderers, and for a time they can seem invincible, but in the end they always fall. Think of it - always."
"I never said, 'I want to be alone.' I only said, 'I want to be left alone.' There is all the difference."
"Every one of us lives this life just once, if we are honest, to live once is enough."
"Mr. Hitler was big on me. He kept writing and inviting me to come to Germany, and if the war hadn't started when it did, I would have gone and I would have taken a gun out of my purse and shot him, because I am the only person who would not have been searched."
"I mean, whatever kills you kills you, and your death is authentic no matter how you die."
"I got a feeling your statements are true but all they add up to is one big lie."
"When I lose my temper, honey, you can't find it any place."
"And the news got worse. It appeared that there was this whole other person Jesus Christ whose birthday a lot of people tended to confuse with mine. I was personally outraged. It was a long time before I forgave the Lord for that."
"If you want to look thinner, hang around people fatter than you."
"By my 40s, I finally got out of my own way, so I could become a life creator; a life giver."
"Yes, I like that word. "More" is a prayer to God, isn't it? Gratitude and plea, all in one."
"In the silence of night I have often wished for just a few words of love from one man, rather than the applause of thousands of people."
"I've always taken 'The Wizard of Oz' very seriously, you know. I believe in the idea of the rainbow. And I've spent my entire life trying to get over it."
"If I am a legend, then why am I so lonely?"
"I'm a woman who wants to reach out and take 40 million people in her arms."
"Happiness is your own responsibility."
"As we look ahead into the next century, leaders will be those who empower others."
"I can understand wanting to have millions of dollars, there’s a certain freedom, meaningful freedom, that comes with that. ‘But once you get much beyond that, I have to tell you, it’s the same hamburger."
"I shut my eyes in order to see."
"It is the eye of ignorance that assigns a fixed and unchangeable color to every object; beware of this stumbling block."