Music is a moral law. It gives soul to the universe, wings to the mind, flight to the imagination, and charm and gaiety to life and to everything.

The most loving parents and relatives commit murder with smiles on their faces. They force us to destroy the person we really are: a subtle kind of murder.

If women are expected to do the same work as men, we must teach them the same things.

Progress is impossible without change, and those who cannot change their minds cannot change anything.

Independence is my happiness, and I view things as they are, without regard to place or person; my country is the world, and my religion is to do good.

Expose yourself to your deepest fear; after that, fear has no power, and the fear of freedom shrinks and vanishes. You are free.

Times and conditions change so rapidly that we must keep our aim constantly focused on the future.

I know where I'm going and I know the truth, and I don't have to be what you want me to be. I'm free to be what I want.