"You cannot find peace by avoiding life."
"Language is wine upon the lips."
"As a woman I have no country. As a woman my country is the whole world."
"Once conform, once do what other people do because they do it, and a lethargy steals over all the finer nerves and faculties of the soul. She becomes all outer show and inward emptiness; dull, callous, and indifferent."
"It is far more difficult to murder a phantom than a reality."