Self-esteem comes from being able to define the world in your own terms and refusing to abide by the judgments of others.
The more you like yourself, the less you are like anyone else, which makes you unique.
We are all worms, but I do believe that I am a glow-worm.
Those who restrain desire do so because theirs is weak enough to be restrained.
I apologize for lying to you. I promise I won't deceive you except in matters of this sort.
Who are you to judge the life I live? I know I'm not perfect-and I don't live to be-but before you start pointing fingers... make sure your hands are clean!
Everyone is born a genius, but the process of living de-geniuses them.
Many have had their greatness made for them by their enemies.
Purity of heart is to will one thing.
I have noticed even people who claim everything is predestined, and that we can do nothing to change it, look before they cross the road.
In the United States today, we have more than our share of the nattering nabobs of negativism.
Don't send me flowers when I'm dead. If you like me, send them while I'm alive.
A place for everything, and everything in its place.
Every beauty which is seen here by persons of perception resembles more than anything else that celestial source from which we all are come.
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.
The good times of today are the sad thoughts of tomorrow.
He who possesses most must be most afraid of loss.
Any non-commissioned officer is more of an enemy to a recruit, any schoolmaster to a pupil, then they are if they were free.
I've been looking for a girl like you - not you, but a girl like you.
I feel as if I were a piece in a game of chess, when my opponent says of it: That piece cannot be moved.
All that spirits desire, spirits attain.