Sow a thought and you get an act; Sow an act and you get a habit; Sow a habit and you get a character; Sow a character and you get a destiny.
Be thankful for what you have; you'll end up having more. If you concentrate on what you don't have, you will never, ever have enough
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.
Joy is what happens to us when we allow ourselves to recognize how good things really are.
One of the saddest things in life, is the things one remembers.
Rudeness is the weak man's imitation of strength.
I don't need you to remind me of my age. I have a bladder to do that for me.
Within the child lies the fate of the future.
The reality of the building does not consist in the roof and walls, but in the space within to be lived in.
There is also this benefit in brag: that the speaker is unconsciously expressing his own ideal. Humor him by all means, draw it all out, and hold him to it.
If people do not believe that mathematics is simple, it is only because they do not realize how complicated life is.
Death is not the opposite of life, but a part of it.
A woman may very well form a friendship with a man, but for this to endure, it must be assisted by a little physical antipathy.
Style is knowing who you are, what you want to say, and not giving a damn
For life in general, there is but one decree: youth is a blunder, manhood a struggle, old age a regret.
A beautiful thing never gives so much pain as does failing to hear and see it.
The object of life is not to be on the side of the majority, but to escape finding oneself in the ranks of the insane.
A tragedy means always a man's struggle with that which is stronger than man.
Eventually all things fall into place. Until then, laugh at the confusion, live for the moments, and know everything happens for a reason.
Three things have been difficult to tame: the oceans, fools, and women. We may soon be able to tame the oceans; fools and women will take a little longer.
If I get married, I want to be very married.