To do a great right do a little wrong.
It is easier to influence strong than weak characters in life.
The gentleman understands rightousness, the petty man understands interest.
Each person must live their life as a model for others.
Someone's sitting in the shade today because someone planted a tree a long time ago.
First, then, God, being all-just, wishes to do justice; being all-wise, knows what justice is; being all-powerful, can do justice. Why then injustice?
Anyone who knows anything of history knows that great social changes are impossible without feminine upheaval. Social progress can be measured exactly by the social position of the fair sex, the ugly ones included
Every morning we are born again. What we do today is what matters most.
Life is either a daring adventure or nothing. Security is mostly a superstition. It does not exist in nature.
There's place and means for every man alive.
We don't see things as they are, we see them as we are.
Time is the best killer.
I am not young enough to know everything.
The joy in life is his who has the heart to demand it.
Simplicity is the keynote of all true elegance.
We fear our highest possibility (as well as our lowest one). We are generally afraid to become that which we can glimpse in our most perfect moments.
Noble life demands a noble architecture for noble uses of noble men. Lack of culture means what it has always meant: ignoble civilization and therefore imminent downfall.
Of all the diversions of life, there is none so proper to fill up its empty spaces as the reading of useful and entertaining authors.
I think the highest and lowest points are the important ones. Anything else is just...in between.
Live a balanced life - learn some and think some and draw some and paint some and sing and dance and play and work everyday some.
The natural world is the greatest source of excitement. The greatest source of visual beauty. It is the greatest source of so much in life that makes life worth living.