Anyone who knows anything of history knows that great social changes are impossible without feminine upheaval. Social progress can be measured exactly by the social position of the fair sex, the ugly ones included
The difficulty we have in accepting responsibility for our behaviour lies in the desire to avoid the pain of the consequences of that behaviour
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?
Yesterday is dead, tomorrow hasn't arrived yet. I have just one day, and I'm going to be happy in it.
The secret of life is honesty and fair dealing. If you can fake that, you've got it made.
There's place and means for every man alive.
Any place I hang my head is home.
Consistency is contrary to nature, contrary to life. The only completely consistent people are the dead.
To live is to choose. But to choose well, you must know who you are and what you stand for, where you want to go and why you want to get there.
I always like to look on the optimistic side of life, but I am realistic enough to know that life is a complex matter.
Life is like playing a violin solo in public and learning the instrument as one goes on.
Be thankful that you have a life, and forsake your vain and presumptuous desire for a second one.
Life is a succession of lessons which must be lived to be understood.
I generally avoid temptation unless I can't resist it.
Of all the diversions of life, there is none so proper to fill up its empty spaces as the reading of useful and entertaining authors.
Everyone seems to have a clear idea of how other people should lead their lives, but none about his or her own.
One of the saddest things in life, is the things one remembers.
I would rather entertain and hope that people learned something than educate people and hope they were entertained.
Your purpose in life is to find your purpose and give your whole heart and soul to it.
Short as life is, we make it still shorter by the careless waste of time.
Live to the point of tears.