I am an American; free born and free bred, where I acknowledge no man as my superior, except for his own worth, or as my inferior, except for his own demerit.
If we couldn't laugh we would all go insane.
Mastery of the emotions is fundamental to a virtuous life.
We're born alone, we live alone, we die alone. Only through our love and friendship can we create the illusion for the moment that we're not alone.
There is no worse bitterness than to reach the end of your life and realized you have not lived.
We must be willing to fail and to appreciate the truth that often 'Life is not a problem to be solved, but a mystery to be lived.'
You never know when a moment and afew sincere words can have an impact on a life.
Within the child lies the fate of the future.
Not all things are to be discovered; many are better concealed.
In the end, it's not the years in your life that count. It's the life in your years.
History is the devil's scripture.
Don't cry for a man who's left you - the next one may fall for your smile.
I think it can be shown that the law makes ten criminals where it restrains one.
Until you value yourself, you won't value your time. Until you value your time, you will not do anything with it.
Money is better than poverty, if only for financial reasons.
If you don't design your own life plan, chances are you'll fall into someone else's plan. And guess what they have planned for you? Not much.
Life has its own hidden forces which you can only discover by living.
People can tell you to keep your mouth shut, but that doesn't stop you from having your own opinion
Life is tough, but it's tougher when you're stupid.
If it is worth doing, it is worth overdoing.
Sometimes you have to be apart from people you love, but that doesn't make you love them any less. Sometimes you love them more.