A friend to all is a friend to none.
A journey is like marriage. The certain way to be wrong is to think you control it.
A person without a sense of humor is like a wagon without springs. It's jolted by every pebble on the road.
A poem can have an impact, but you can't expect an audience to understand all the nuances.
A poem conveys not a message so much as the provenance of a message, an advent of sense.
A taste for irony has kept more hearts from breaking than a sense of humor, for it takes irony to appreciate the joke which is on oneself.
A vigorous five-mile walk will do more good for an unhappy but otherwise healthy adult than all the medicine and psychology in the world.
A wise man is superior to any insults which can be put upon him, and the best reply to unseemly behavior is patience and moderation.
Affection is responsible for nine-tenths of whatever solid and durable happiness there is in our lives.
All the things one has forgotten scream for help in dreams.
All who call on God in true faith, earnestly from the heart, will certainly be heard, and will receive what they have asked and desired.
An idea not coupled with action will never get any bigger than the brain cell it occupied.
But what is happiness except the simple harmony between a man and the life he leads?
Certainly, travel is more than the seeing of sights; It is a change that goes on, deep and permanent, in the ideas of living.
Don't marry the person you think you can live with; Marry only the individual you think you can't live without.
Failure is simply the opportunity to begin again, this time more intelligently.
For many men, the acquisition of wealth does not end their troubles, it only changes them.
Forgiveness is the economy of the heart... forgiveness saves the expense of anger, the cost of hatred, the waste of spirits.
Forgiveness is the remission of sins. For it is by this that what has been lost, and was found, is saved from being lost again.
Go to Heaven for the climate, Hell for the company.
He who knows how to flatter also knows how to slander.
Here is the test to find whether your mission on Earth is finished: if you're alive, it isn't.
Home is where the heart is.
I can forgive, but I cannot forget, is only another way of saying, I will not forgive.
The first step - before anybody else in the world believes it - is you have to believe it.
Be thankful for what you have; you'll end up having more. If you concentrate on what you don't have, you will never, ever have enough.
Our favorite holding period is forever.
The fastest way to succeed is to look as if you're playing by somebody else's rules, while quietly playing by your own.
I think the next best thing to solving a problem is finding some humor in it.
I'm fed up to the ears with old men dreaming up wars for young men to die in.
Eloquence is the power to translate a truth into language perfectly intelligible to the person to whom you speak.
Every failure brings with it the seed of an equivalent success.
Man becomes great exactly in the degree in which he works for the welfare of his fellow-men.
Nobody can bring you peace but yourself.
Reality is merely an illusion, albeit a very persistent one.
The true sign of intelligence is not knowledge but imagination.
Wishing to be friends is quick work, but friendship is a slow ripening fruit.
As far as the laws of mathematics refer to reality, they are not certain; and as far as they are certain, they do not refer to reality.
Drive thy business or it will drive thee.
For the things we have to learn before we can do them, we learn by doing them.
I have never let my schooling interfere with my education.
I never teach my pupils. I only attempt to provide the conditions in which they can learn.
I object to violence because when it appears to do good, the good is only temporary; the evil it does is permanent.
If you pick up a starving dog and make him prosperous, he will not bite you. This is the principal difference between a dog and a man.
In most people's vocabularies, design means veneer. It's interior decorating. It's the fabric of the curtains of the sofa. But to me, design is the fundamental soul of a human-made creation that ends up expressing itself in successive outer layers of the product or service.
It has been my experience that folks who have no vices have very few virtues.
It is better to deserve honors and not have them than to have them and not to deserve them.
It's better to be a pirate than to join the Navy.
One must have a good memory to be able to keep the promises one makes.
Real integrity is doing the right thing, knowing that nobody's going to know whether you did it or not.