"I can't travel without Sudoku."
"Difficult times have helped me to understand better than before, how infinitely rich and beautiful life is in every way, and that so many things that one goes worrying about are of no importance whatsoever."
"Women's rights is not only an abstraction, a cause; it is also a personal affair. It is not only about us; it is also about me and you. Just the two of us."
"The worst pain a man can suffer: to have insight into much and power over nothing."
"Money doesn't make you happy. I now have $50 million but I was just as happy when I had $48 million."
"In a democracy, supposedly we hold power by what we do at the ballot box, so therefore the more we know about political power the better our choices should be and the better, in theory, our democracy should be."
"In an artwork you're always looking for artistic decisions, so an ashtray is perfect. An ashtray has got life and death."
"For a person as obsessed with music as I am, I always hear a song in the back of my head, all the time, and that usually is my own tune. I've done that all my life."
"But when you're deprived of it for a lengthy period then you value human companionship. But you have to survive and so you devise all kinds of mental exercises and it's amazing."
"It is absurd to divide people into good and bad. People are either charming or tedious."
"This happiness consisted of nothing else but the harmony of the few things around me with my own existence, a feeling of contentment and well-being that needed no changes and no intensification."
"I was really lucky that I came to puberty at a time when music and politics were completely intertwined."
"My mortal foe can no ways wish me a greater harm than England's hate; neither should death be less welcome unto me than such a mishap betide me."
"Life is ten percent what happens to you and ninety percent how you respond to it."
"I keep telling myself to calm down, to take less of an interest in things and not to get so excited, but I still care a lot about liberty, freedom of speech and expression, and fairness in journalism."
"I want my family to resemble the family I came from."
"I love surprises - champagne and strawberries, all that pampering, romantic stuff. Guys ought to know how to pamper their women properly."
"I've been advised not to have any more children for medical reasons, so that's it - the shop has closed, even though I would have loved a daughter."
"With a host of proposals on the table and a President examining new ideas for health reform, we have an obligation to give real reform our best shot."
"I think there's some connection between absolute discipline and absolute freedom."
"I know the Bible is inspired because it inspires me."
"You have to have been a Republican to know how good it is to be a Democrat."
"These things have a life of there own and never existed when I was growing up certainly worrying when one would get made. It's kind of amazing how that one movie kept living through all these years."
"Creatively, I thought we were still viable and could do more records. But our working relationship just wasn't happening at all, and our chemistry as people broke down because of that."
"She doesn't understand the concept of Roman numerals. She thought we just fought in world war eleven."
"Well, you could take several stories off the buildings of most U.S. government agencies and we'd all probably be better for it too."
"Men aren't the way they are because they want to drive women crazy; they've been trained to be that way for thousands of years. And that training makes it very difficult for men to be intimate."
"When I decided to launch my first knitwear line, it was because I saw a void in the basics category. The editors were always looking for cool, fashion-forward tees and sweaters. So that's where I started."
"It is vital that the United States maintains open lines of communication with our allies. We must assure them of our commitment to eradicating global terrorism wherever it may reside or wherever it's given haven."
"The deepest experience of the creator is feminine, for it is experience of receiving and bearing."