If you have zest and enthusiasm, you attract zest and enthusiasm. Life does give back in kind.
One man with a gun can control 100 without one.
Anybody can dig a hole and plant a tree. But make sure it survives. You have to nurture it, you have to water it, you have to keep at it until it becomes rooted so it can take care or itself. There are so many enemies of trees.
Life is a disease, brother, and death begins already at birth. Every breath, every heartbeat, is a moment of dying - a little shove toward the end.
Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take, but by the moments that take our breath away.
If you've been playing poker for half an hour and you still don't know who the patsy is, you're the patsy.
History is a set of lies agreed upon.
As you go through life, you've got to see the valleys as well as the peaks.
Blessed be Providence which has given to each his toy: the doll to the child, the child to the woman, the woman to the man, the man to the devil!
Our life always expresses the result of our dominant thoughts.
Take care of your body. It's the only place you have to live.
Live your life as though your every act were to become a universal law.
To one extent, if you've seen one city slum, you've seen them all.
Life is a tragedy when seen in close-up, but a comedy in long-shot.
By putting forward the hands of the clock you shall not advance the hour.
The happiest is the person who suffers the least pain; the most miserable who enjoys the least pleasure.
Life belongs to the living, and he who lives must be prepared for changes
There are two things a person should never be angry at, what they can help, and what they cannot.
As soon as you trust yourself, you will know how to live.
We can never obtain peace in the outer world until we make peace with ourselves.
Life is like playing a violin solo in public and learning the instrument as one goes on.