The man who has no sense of history, is like a man who has no ears or eyes
The image is one thing and the human being is another...It's very hard to live up to an image, put it that way.
When one has not had a good father, one must create one.
I've learned that even when I have pains, I don't have to be one.
Too much of a good thing can be wonderful!
Fortune cannot aid those who do nothing.
We all learn lessons in life. Some stick, some don't. I have always learned more from rejection and failure than from acceptance and success.
Open your arms to change, but don't let go of your values.
The journey of a thousand miles begins with one step.
First, then, God, being all-just, wishes to do justice; being all-wise, knows what justice is; being all-powerful, can do justice. Why then injustice?
In order to seek truth, it is necessary once in the course of our life to doubt, as far as possible, of all things.
To forget is the secret of eternal youth. One grows old only through memory. There's much too little forgetting.
Life always waits for some crisis to occur before revealing itself at its most brilliant.
In the depth of winter, I finally learned that within me there lay an invincible summer.
Don't let making a living prevent you from making a life.
When I let go of what I am, I become what I might be.
Luxury is not a necessity to me, but beautiful and good things are.
Be thankful for what you have; you'll end up having more. If you concentrate on what you don't have, you will never, ever have enough
Of all the diversions of life, there is none so proper to fill up its empty spaces as the reading of useful and entertaining authors.
Nothing in life is more remarkable than the unnecessary anxiety which we endure, and generally create ourselves.
There is also this benefit in brag: that the speaker is unconsciously expressing his own ideal. Humor him by all means, draw it all out, and hold him to it.