Shame is an ornament to the young; a disgrace to the old.
Life did not intend to make us perfect. Whoever is perfect belongs in a museum.
A mother takes twenty years to make a man of her boy, and another woman makes a fool of him in twenty minutes.
Life is like playing a violin solo in public and learning the instrument as one goes on.
The young people think the old people are fools - but the old people know the young people are fools.
Certain signs precede certain events.
My life didn't please me, so I created my life.
Until you make the unconscious conscious, it will direct your life and you will call it fate.
Wrinkles are engraved smiles.
It is not the strongest of the species that survives, nor the most intelligent that survives. It is the one that is the most adaptable to change.
He who kisses joy as it flies by will live in eternity's sunrise.
Nothing in life is more remarkable than the unnecessary anxiety which we endure, and generally create ourselves.
If you have zest and enthusiasm, you attract zest and enthusiasm. Life does give back in kind.
Quick sensitivity is inseperable from a ready understanding.
To protect our freedoms, it seems we're going to have to relinquish some of our freedoms for a short period of time.
Life is tough, but it's tougher when you're stupid.
Life will not break your heart. It'll crush it.
There are two tragedies in life. One is to lose your heart's desire. The other is to gain it.
One day, in retrospect, the years of struggle will strike you as the most beautiful.
A life not lived for others is not a life.
When we do the best that we can, we never know what miracle is wrought in our life, or in the life of another.