The hardest thing to explain is the glaringly evident which everybody has decided not to see.
The future is something which every one reaches at the rate of sixty minutes an hour, whatever he does, whoever he is.
Reputation is what men and women think of us; character is what God and angels know of us.
There are two things children should get from their parents: roots and wings.
Delay always breeds danger. To protract a great design is often to ruin it.
For the meaning of life differs from man to man, from day to day and from hour to hour. What matters, therefore, is not the meaning of life in general but rather the specific meaning of a person's life at a given moment.
I am one of those who think like Nobel, that humanity will draw more good than evil from new discoveries.
The advantage of a bad memory is that one enjoys several times the same good thing for the first time.
The only thing worse than being blind is having sight but no vision.
A man can do what he wants, but not want what he wants.
The mystery of the beginning of all things is insoluble by us; and I for one must be content to remain an agnostic
A photograph can be an instant of life captured for eternity that will never cease looking back at you.
All human actions have one or more of these seven causes: chance, nature, compulsion, habit, reason, passion, and desire.
Certainty? In this world nothing is certain but death and taxes.
I have a simple philosophy. Fill what's empty. Empty what's full. And scratch where it itches.
The world is moving so fast these days that the man who says it can't be done is generally interrupted by someone doing it.
So many women just don't know how great they really are. They come to us all vogue outside and vague on the inside.
If the world was perfect, it wouldn't be.
Courage is not simply one of the virtues, but the form of every virtue at the testing point.
Be that self which one truly is.
Few men have virtue to withstand the highest bidder.