Your success and happiness lies in you. Resolve to keep happy, and your joy and you shall form an invincible host against difficulties.
If the world was perfect, it wouldn't be.
For a man who no longer has a homeland, writing becomes a place to live.
There is a magic in the memory of a schoolboy friendship. It softens the heart, and even affects the nervous system of those who have no heart.
The past cannot be changed. The future is yet in your power.
Sovereignty is not given, it is taken.
It had long since come to my attention that people of accomplishment rarely sat back and let things happen to them. They went out and happened to things.
I speak for the trees, for the trees have no tongues.
The only real laughter comes from despair.
If you've got them by the balls their hearts and minds will follow.
Monday is an awful way to spend 1/7 of your life.
Today I shall behave, as if this is the day I will be remembered.
Imagination is the true magic carpet.
Imagination does not become great until human beings, given the courage and the strength, use it to create.
Wishing to be friends is quick work, but friendship is a slow-ripening fruit.
Marriage brings one into fatal connection with custom and tradition, and traditions and customs are like the wind and weather, altogether incalculable.
Talk low, talk slow and don't say too much.
Where love rules, there is no will to power, and where power predominates, love is lacking. The one is the shadow of the other.
If you are a parent, open doors to unknown directions to the child so he can explore. Don't make him afraid of the unknown,give him support.
It is true that liberty is precious; so precious that it must be carefully rationed.
The major reason for setting a goal is for what it makes of you to accomplish it. What it makes of you will always be the far greater value than what you get.