Parents can only give good advice or put them on the right paths, but the final forming of a person's character lies in their own hands
There is only one way... to get anybody to do anything. And that is by making the other person want to do it.
A lot of people don't realize that depression is an illness. I don't wish it on anyone, but if they would know how it feels, I swear they would think twice before they just shrug it.
Anything that makes weak - physically, intellectually and spiritually, reject it as poison.
A man of honour should never forget what he is because he sees what others are.
Certainty? In this world nothing is certain but death and taxes.
The true test of a man's character is what he does when no one is watching.
Those who hammer their guns into plows, will plow for those who do not.
The more you like yourself, the less you are like anyone else, which makes you unique.
A place for everything, and everything in its place.
What do you despise? By this are you truly known.
A myth is an image in terms of which we try to make sense of the world.
Courage is being scared to death... and saddling up anyway.
All satire is blind to the forces liberated by decay. Which is why total decay has absorbed the forces of satire.
No flying machine will ever fly from New York to Paris.
New opinions are always suspected, and usually opposed, without any other reason but because they are not common.
Many have had their greatness made for them by their enemies.
In order to be irreplaceable, one must always be different.
By desiring little, a poor man makes himself rich.
Deep in the human unconscious is a pervasive need for a logical universe that makes sense. But the real universe is always one step beyond logic.
You don't have to be the Dalai Lama to tell people that life's about change.