Knowledge is the treasure of a wise man.
A good End cannot sanctify evil Means; nor must we ever do Evil, that Good may come of it.
For the things we have to learn before we can do them, we learn by doing them.
I like my body when it is with your body. It is so quite new a thing. Muscles better and nerves more.
Passion is the mob of the man, that commits a riot upon his reason.
Men are generally more careful of the breed of their horses and dogs than of their children.
Opposition to abortion was one of the ways the Christian right was brought into the Republican Party by conservatives hoping to move the party further right. Now, of course, the tail is wagging the dog.
True godliness does not turn men out of the world, but enables them to live better in it and excites their endeavors to mend it.
If a poet is anybody, he is somebody to whom things made matter very little – somebody who is obsessed by Making.
I put out a call on Twitter and Facebook and email for women to tell me their stories about their abortions. And many women said, ‘I told my boyfriend I was pregnant, and that was the last I ever heard of them.’