The true test of a man's character is what he does when no one is watching.
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.
Hope is like the sun, which, as we journey toward it, casts the shadow of our burden behind us.
There is no terror in the bang, only in the anticipation of it.
A person preaches well that lives well.
Get off your butt and join the Marines!
Usually when people are sad, they don't do anything. They just cry over their condition. But when they get angry, they bring about a change.
Circumstances do not make the man, they reveal him.
The last of human freedoms - the ability to chose one's attitude in a given set of circumstances.
I don't watch television, I think it destroys the art of talking about oneself.
Common looking people are the best in the world: that is the reason the Lord makes so many of them.
As long as we believe in absurdities we shall continue to commit atrocities.
Rhyme, that enslaved queen, that supreme charm of our poetry, that creator of our meter.
Too often we enjoy the comfort of opinion without the discomfort of thought.
I've got a woman's ability to stick to a job and get on with it when everyone else walks off and leaves it.
You can't deny laughter; when it comes, it plops down in your favorite chair and stays as long as it wants.
When it is not in our power to determine what is true, we ought to follow what is most probable.
I want to sing like the birds sing, not worrying about who hears or what they think.
No man for any considerable period can wear one face to himself and another to the multitude, without finally getting bewildered as to which may be the true.
Where grief is fresh, any attempt to divert it only irritates.
A moral being is one who is capable of reflecting on his past actions and their motives - of approving of some and disapproving of others