Don't send me flowers when I'm dead. If you like me, send them while I'm alive.
Any non-commissioned officer is more of an enemy to a recruit, any schoolmaster to a pupil, then they are if they were free.
My loneliness was born when men praised my talkative faults and blamed my silent virtues.
Usually when people are sad, they don't do anything. They just cry over their condition. But when they get angry, they bring about a change.
All battles are fought by scared men who'd rather be some place else.
I've got a woman's ability to stick to a job and get on with it when everyone else walks off and leaves it.
The more intense the nature of a man, the more readily will he find meditation, and the more successfully will he practice it.
As I grow older, I pay less attention to what men say. I just watch what they do.
Anything that makes weak - physically, intellectually and spiritually, reject it as poison.
Common looking people are the best in the world: that is the reason the Lord makes so many of them.
A scientist in his laboratory is not a mere technician: he is also a child confronting natural phenomena that impress him as though they were fairy tales.?
Any fool can criticize, condemn, and complain but it takes character and self control to be understanding and forgiving.
It is the story that owns and directs us. It is the thing that makes us different from cattle; it is the mark on the face that sets one people apart from their neighbors.
I think we're having fun. I think our customers really like our products. And we're always trying to do better.
To be rooted is perhaps the most important and least recognized need of the human soul.
Jests that give pains are not jests.
To find a man's true character, play golf with him.
No one is useless in this world who lightens the burdens of another.
Since it is difficult to join them together, it is safer to be feared than to be loved when one of the two must be lacking.
I apologize for lying to you. I promise I won't deceive you except in matters of this sort.
All is mine but nothing owned, nothing owned for memory, and mine only while I look.