Self-pity is our worst enemy and if we yield to it, we can never do anything wise in this world.
The true test of a man's character is what he does when no one is watching.
A hero cannot be a hero unless in a heroic world.
Entrepreneurs are simply those who understand that there is little difference between obstacle and opportunity and are able to turn both to their advantage.
The keenest sorrow is to recognize ourselves as the sole cause of all our adversities.
The death of a beautiful woman, is unquestionably the most poetical topic in the world.
We princes are set as it were upon stages in the sight and view of the world.
Memories warm you up from the inside. But they also tear you apart.
Certainty? In this world nothing is certain but death and taxes.
When you get to a certain age, there is no coming back.
The people I distrust most are those who want to improve our lives but have only one course of action.
It does not do to dwell on dreams and forget to live.
Do it again on the next verse, and people think you meant it.
Since it is difficult to join them together, it is safer to be feared than to be loved when one of the two must be lacking.
If you could kick the person in the pants responsible for most of your trouble, you wouldn't sit for a month.
I love deadlines. I like the whooshing sound they make as they fly by.
Give them pleasure. The same pleasure they have when they wake up from a nightmare.
All is mine but nothing owned, nothing owned for memory, and mine only while I look.
Reality is wrong. Dreams are for real.
Any fool can criticize, condemn, and complain but it takes character and self control to be understanding and forgiving.
There is only one difference between a madman and me. The madman thinks he is sane. I know I am mad.