As the soft yield of water cleaves obstinate stone, So to yield with life solves the insolvable: To yield, I have learned, is to come back again.
Yesterday is but today's memory and tomorrow is today's dream.
Loneliness adds beauty to life. It puts a special burn on sunsets and makes night air smell better.
If you don't stand for something you will fall for anything.
Common sense is in spite of, not as the result of education.
I believe that one defines oneself by reinvention. To not be like your parents. To not be like your friends. To be yourself. To cut yourself out of stone.
We thought that we had the answers, it was the questions we had wrong.
Time flies over us, but leaves its shadow behind.
Be sure you put your feet in the right place, then stand firm.
You are the bows from which your children as living arrows are sent forth.
Energy may be likened to the bending of a crossbow; decision,to the releasing of a trigger.
The only way to get the best of an argument is to avoid it.
Each problem that I solved became a rule which served afterwards to solve other problems.
I've never known any trouble than an hour's reading didn't assuage.
Men become wise just as they become rich, more by what they save than by what they receive.
Creativity is the greatest rebellion in existence.
A house divided against itself cannot stand.
Knowing is not enough, we must apply. Willing is not enough, we must do.
We choose our joys and sorrows long before we experience them.
Happiness is not an ideal of reason, but of imagination.
You place too much importance... on the so-called purity of blood! You fail to recognize that it matters not what someone is born, but what they grow to be!