All human actions have one or more of these seven causes: chance, nature, compulsion, habit, reason, passion, and desire.
Few men have virtue to withstand the highest bidder.
Tomorrow is the most important thing in life. Comes into us at midnight very clean. It's perfect when it arrives and it puts itself in our hands. It hopes we've learned something from yesterday.
Common sense is the most widely shared commodity in the world, for every man is convinced that he is well supplied with it.
Self-esteem comes from being able to define the world in your own terms and refusing to abide by the judgments of others.
Give up trying to make me give up
Never lend your car to someone you've given birth to.
Extraordinary claims require extraordinary evidence.
A mediocre idea that generates enthusiasm will go further than a great idea that inspires no one.
When something is important enough, you do it even if the odds are not in your favor.
My idea of an agreeable person is a person who agrees with me.
Every man is guilty of all the good he did not do.
Who are you to judge the life I live? I know I'm not perfect-and I don't live to be-but before you start pointing fingers... make sure your hands are clean!
The gift of words is the gift of deception and illusion.
If a dog will not come to you after having looked you in the face, you should go home and examine your conscience.
Confusion of goals and perfection of means seems, in my opinion, to characterize our age.
There's no such thing as perfect writing, just like there's no such thing as perfect despair.
I must uphold my ideals, for perhaps the time will come when I shall be able to carry them out.
The joke of our time is the suicide of intention.
Christmas to a child is the first terrible proof that to travel hopefully is better than to arrive.
Hope is like the sun, which, as we journey toward it, casts the shadow of our burden behind us.