That which costs little is less valued.
I would define, in brief, the poetry of words as the rhythmical creation of Beauty.
Dream lofty dreams, and as you dream, so you shall become. Your vision is the promise of what you shall one day be; your ideal is the prophecy of what you shall at last unveil.
A book is a mirror: if an ape looks into it an apostle is hardly likely to look out.
My specialty is detached malevolence.
You can't deny laughter; when it comes, it plops down in your favorite chair and stays as long as it wants.
Until we're educating every kid in a fantastic way, until every inner city is cleaned up, there is no shortage of things to do.
There is only one way... to get anybody to do anything. And that is by making the other person want to do it.
Deep in the human unconscious is a pervasive need for a logical universe that makes sense. But the real universe is always one step beyond logic.
I have noticed even people who claim everything is predestined, and that we can do nothing to change it, look before they cross the road.
To find a man's true character, play golf with him.
I've had a perfectly wonderful evening, but this wasn't it.
Liberty, according to my metaphysics is a self-determining power in an intellectual agent. It implies thought and choice and power.
Self-esteem comes from being able to define the world in your own terms and refusing to abide by the judgments of others.
Time means a lot to me because you see I am also a learner and am often lost in the joy of forever developing.
Any non-commissioned officer is more of an enemy to a recruit, any schoolmaster to a pupil, then they are if they were free.
Anger makes dull men witty, but it keeps them poor.
Common looking people are the best in the world: that is the reason the Lord makes so many of them.
Jests that give pains are not jests.
We often discover what will do by finding out what will not do; and probably he who never made a mistake never made a discovery.
Reputation is what men and women think of us; character is what God and angels know of us.