Work harder on yourself than you do on your job.
During the first period of a man's life the greatest danger is not to take the risk.
What would life be if we had no courage to attempt anything?
Every person who ever thought he had a right to assert, and went boldly and asserted it, himself, or jointly with others that shared his convictions, was a direct actionist.
The most important thing to do if you find yourself in a hole is to stop digging.
History has shown there are no invincible armies.
True spirituality has its basis in moral life, which in turn is based on contem-plation.
A wise girl kisses but doesn't love, listens but doesn't believe, and leaves before she is left.
To be interested in the changing seasons is . . . a happier state of mind than to be hopelessly in love with spring.
Should you find yourself in a chronically leaking boat, energy devoted to changing vessels is likely to be more productive than energy devoted to patching leaks.
Pain don't hurt.
When we do the best that we can, we never know what miracle is wrought in our life, or in the life of another.
I restore myself when I'm alone.
The only creatures that are evolved enough to convey pure love are dogs and infants.
Yesterday is dead, tomorrow hasn't arrived yet. I have just one day, and I'm going to be happy in it.
One man with a gun can control 100 without one.
This terrifying world is not devoid of charms, of the mornings that make waking up worthwhile.
To forget is the secret of eternal youth. One grows old only through memory. There's much too little forgetting.
Short as life is, we make it still shorter by the careless waste of time.
By putting forward the hands of the clock you shall not advance the hour.
Each man should frame life so that at some future hour fact and his dreaming meet.