When a man is tired of London, he is tired of life; for there is in London all that life can afford.
Unless someone like you cares a whole awful lot, nothing is going to get better. It's not.
If you pick up a starving dog and make him prosperous he will not bite you. This is the principal difference between a dog and man.
Of puns it has been said that those who most dislike them are those who are least able to utter them.
It is a process of diverting one's scattered forces into one powerful channel.
Time means a lot to me because you see I am also a learner and am often lost in the joy of forever developing.
Our greatest foes - and whom we must chiefly combat - are within.
It is a good rule in life never to apologize. The right sort of people do not want apologies, and the wrong sort take a mean advantage of them.
Every time you are tempted to react in the same old way, ask if you want to be a prisoner of the past or a pioneer of the future.
Parents wonder why the streams are bitter, when they themselves have poisoned the fountain.
Courage is grace under pressure.
Even if you are divine, you don't disdain male consorts.
My idea of an agreeable person is a person who agrees with me.
The Declaration of Independence I always considered as a theatrical show. Jefferson ran away with all the stage effect of that... and all the glory of it.
The world is moving so fast these days that the man who says it can't be done is generally interrupted by someone doing it.
Anxiety is the dizziness of freedom.
When I had nothing to lose, I had everything. When I stopped being who I am, I found myself.
When we are no longer able to change a situation - we are challenged to change ourselves.
In the intellectual order, the virtue of humility is nothing more nor less than the power of attention.
I've learned that you shouldn't go through life with a catcher's mitt on both hands; you need to be able to throw something back.
Never go to a doctor whose office plants have died.