Middle age has been defined as what happens when a person's broad mind and narrow waist change places.
If we are not free, no one will respect us.
The highest manifestation of strength is to keep ourselves calm and on our own feet.
Don't go around saying the world owes you a living. The world owes you nothing. It was here first.
The great mistake is to anticipate the outcome of the engagement; you ought not to be thinking of whether it ends in victory or defeat. Let nature take its course, and your tools will strike at the right moment.
The secret of life is honesty and fair dealing. If you can fake that, you've got it made.
What goes up must come down.
We cannot live better than in seeking to become better.
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?
Enjoy when you can, and endure when you must.
I have always regarded myself as the pillar of my life.
You only live once, but if you do it right, once is enough.
The 'good old times'-all times, when old, are good.
It takes a long time to grow young.
Life swings like a pendulum backward and forward between pain and boredom.
Life is more or less a lie, but then again, that's exactly the way we want it to be.
No social problem is as universal as the oppression of the child
We don't see things as they are, we see them as we are.
In their innocence, very young children know themselves to be light and love. If we will allow them, they can teach us to see ourselves the same way.
Don't be too timid and squeamish about your actions. All life is an experiment. The more experiments you make the better.
When we do the best that we can, we never know what miracle is wrought in our life, or in the life of another.