What is to give light must endure burning.
It is the story that owns and directs us. It is the thing that makes us different from cattle; it is the mark on the face that sets one people apart from their neighbors.
Be like a tree and let the dead leaves drop.
The true test of a man's character is what he does when no one is watching.
Work is the rent you pay for the room you occupy on earth.
No snowflake in an avalanche ever feels responsible.
Wine is wonderful stuff. But so many people are put off by the snobbery of it.
Every time you are tempted to react in the same old way, ask if you want to be a prisoner of the past or a pioneer of the future.
One of the great penalties those of us who live our lives in full view of the public must pay is the loss of that most cherished birthright of man's, privacy.
A diplomat is a man who always remembers a woman's birthday but never remembers her age.
Everything beautiful has a mark of eternity.
If a dog will not come to you after having looked you in the face, you should go home and examine your conscience.
Unless someone like you cares a whole awful lot, nothing is going to get better. It's not.
I want to go ahead of Father Time with a scythe of my own.
The day of individual happiness has passed
I find it rather easy to portray a businessman. Being bland, rather cruel and incompetent comes naturally to me.
If information and knowledge are central to democracy, they are the conditions for development.
We need to keep hope alive and strive to do better.
Sanity is a madness put to good uses.
The cure for boredom is curiosity.There is no cure for curiosity.
Face the facts of being what you are, for that is what changes what you are.