Every man is guilty of all the good he did not do.
In the intellectual order, the virtue of humility is nothing more nor less than the power of attention.
Passion goes, Boredom remains.
I've learned that you shouldn't go through life with a catcher's mitt on both hands; you need to be able to throw something back.
Learn to give, whether you have plenty or little, whether you are happy or in pain.
In the United States today, we have more than our share of the nattering nabobs of negativism.
Parents are usually more careful to bestow knowledge on their children rather than virtue, the art of speaking well rather than doing well; but their manners should be of the greatest concern.
Animals, whom we have made our slaves, we do not like to consider our equal.
You can't deny laughter; when it comes, it plops down in your favorite chair and stays as long as it wants.
When one door is closed, don't you know that many more are open
I will not let anyone walk through my mind with their dirty feet.
Being unwanted, unloved, uncared for, forgotten by everybody, I think that is a much greater hunger, a much greater poverty than the person who has nothing to eat.
Talk low, talk slow and don't say too much.
We do not have to visit a madhouse to find disordered minds; our planet is the mental institution of the universe.
Trying to define yourself is like trying to bite your own teeth.
It is wonderful when you don't have the fear, and a lot of the time I don't ... I focus on what needs to be done instead.
You can have everything in life that you want if you just give enough other people what they want.
You don't have to be the Dalai Lama to tell people that life's about change.
The destruction of the past is perhaps the greatest of all crimes.
A good goal is like a strenuous exercise - it makes you stretch.
Human decency is not derived from religion. It precedes it.