A difference of opinion is what makes horse racing and missionaries.
Don't tell me the moon is shining; show me the glint of light on broken glass.
Modesty and conscientiousness receive their reward only in novels. In life they are exploited and then shoved aside.
The cure for boredom is curiosity.There is no cure for curiosity.
They have formed their own 4-H club - the hopeless, hysterical hypochondriacs of history.
Learn to give, whether you have plenty or little, whether you are happy or in pain.
The idea is to write it so that people hear it and it slides through the brain and goes straight to the heart.
It seldom happens that any felicity comes so pure as not to be tempered and allayed by some mixture of sorrow.
I must uphold my ideals, for perhaps the time will come when I shall be able to carry them out.
There is an eloquence in true enthusiasm.
I want to put a ding in the universe.
You are like my little dog; when people see you, they know I am nearby.
A place for everything, and everything in its place.
Beauty of whatever kind, in its supreme development, invariably excites the sensitive soul to tears.
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.
If we all worked on the assumption that what is accepted as true is really true, there would be little hope of advance.
I have only ever read one book in my life, and that is White Fang. It's so frightfully good I've never bothered to read another.
Those who restrain desire do so because theirs is weak enough to be restrained.
You cant have a plan for your day, til you have a plan for your life.
Let us try to teach generosity and altruism, because we are born selfish.
You can't deny laughter; when it comes, it plops down in your favorite chair and stays as long as it wants.