Energy may be likened to the bending of a crossbow; decision,to the releasing of a trigger.
If you only read the books that everyone else is reading, you can only think what everyone else is thinking.
The absent are never without fault, nor the present without excuse.
The only way to get the best of an argument is to avoid it.
Great acts are made up of small deeds.
Work is the price which is paid for reputation.
Loneliness adds beauty to life. It puts a special burn on sunsets and makes night air smell better.
We learn from our gardens to deal with the most urgent question of the time: How much is enough?
Man is the only creature who refuses to be what he is.
Don't take tomorrow to bed with you.
Words mean more than what is set down on paper. It takes the human voice to infuse them with deeper meaning.
Strength does not come from physical capacity. It comes from an indomitable will.
Unfortunately, the clock is ticking, the hours are going by. The past increases, the future recedes. Possibilities decreasing, regrets mounting.
If you place your head in a lion's mouth, then you cannot complain one day if he happens to bite it off.
Reality leaves a lot to the imagination.
Tact is the knack of making a point without making an enemy.
A man who as a physical being is always turned toward the outside, thinking that his happiness lies outside him, finally turns inward and discovers that the source is within him.
The greatest power we have is the power of choice.
The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you'll go.
The first thing you'll have to do, is the last thing you wished.
For beautiful eyes, look for the good in others; for beautiful lips, speak only words of kindness; and for poise, walk with the knowledge that you are never alone.