"Many seventh graders I know in Illinois, as well as around the Nation, are studying the Constitution. I was pretty impressed with the quality of education our children are receiving because they had not expected me to ask them about it."
"Patriotism consists not in waving the flag, but in striving that our country shall be righteous as well as strong."
"The Bible must be considered as the great source of all the truth by which men are to be guided in government as well as in all social transactions."
"Leadership comes in small acts as well as bold strokes."
"So confident am I in the intentions, as well as wisdom, of the government, that I shall always be satisfied that what is not done, either cannot, or ought not to be done."
"I've just finished my next collection, Possible Side Effects, and I'm now working on a collection of holiday stories as well as a memoir about my relationship with my father."
"The worst part about celebrating another birthday is the shock that you're only as well as you are."
"Dreaming in public is an important part of our job description, as science writers, but there are bad dreams as well as good dreams. We're dreamers, you see, but we're also realists, of a sort."
"If we want to talk about freedom, we must mean freedom for others as well as ourselves, and we must mean freedom for everyone inside our frontiers as well as outside."
"I am very rich because of 'Chic' - artistically as well as spiritually. It's been an amazing life."