Old minds are like old horses; you must exercise them if you wish to keep them in working order.
Humility is really important because it keeps you fresh and new.
Imagination and fiction make up more than three quarters of our real life.
Don't be concerned others not appreciating you. Be concerned about your not appreciating others.
As soon as you trust yourself, you will know how to live.
There are two things a person should never be angry at, what they can help, and what they cannot.
Life is nothing but a competition to be the criminal rather than the victim.
Life is a tragedy when seen in close-up, but a comedy in long-shot.
Concision in style, precision in thought, decision in life.
A mother takes twenty years to make a man of her boy, and another woman makes a fool of him in twenty minutes.
Doubt must be no more than vigilance, otherwise it can become dangerous.
The knowledge of oneself will preserve that person from vanity.
One man with a gun can control 100 without one.
All of us are products of our childhood.
If you have zest and enthusiasm, you attract zest and enthusiasm. Life does give back in kind.
Until you value yourself, you won't value your time. Until you value your time, you will not do anything with it.
I am an American; free born and free bred, where I acknowledge no man as my superior, except for his own worth, or as my inferior, except for his own demerit.
Life is tough, but it's tougher when you're stupid.
The essence of life is statistical improbability on a colossal scale.
He who kisses joy as it flies by will live in eternity's sunrise.
Sow a thought and you get an act; Sow an act and you get a habit; Sow a habit and you get a character; Sow a character and you get a destiny.