A conservative is a man who just sits and thinks, mostly sits.
A dress that zips up the back will bring a husband and wife together.
A man who wants to lead the orchestra must turn his back on the crowd.
A person without a sense of humor is like a wagon without springs. It's jolted by every pebble on the road.
After a certain point, money is meaningless. It ceases to be the goal. The game is what counts.
All happiness or unhappiness solely depends upon the quality of the object to which we are attached by love.
An alliance with a powerful person is never safe.
Anger is a short madness.
Develop success from failures. Discouragement and failure are two of the surest stepping stones to success.
I know fear is an obstacle for some people, but it's an illusion to me.
Faith is not belief without proof, but trust without reservation.
For a gallant spirit there can never be defeat.
Forgive your enemies, but never forget their names.
Forgiveness is the economy of the heart... forgiveness saves the expense of anger, the cost of hatred, the waste of spirits.
Forgiveness is the final form of love.
Give light and people will find the way.
History is a vast early warning system.
Our thoughts, our feelings, our dreams, our ideas are physical in the universe.
Your gut is your inner compass. Whenever you have to consult with other people for an answer, you're headed in the wrong direction.
Either love me or leave me alone.
If you want to change the world, first change your heart.
Don't wait until everything is just right. It will never be perfect. Get started now.
I don't design clothes, I design dreams.
I had no idea that mothering my own child would be so healing to my own sadness from my childhood.
I love to think of nature as an unlimited broadcasting station, through which God speaks to us every hour, if we will only tune in.
I prefer the company of peasants because they have not been educated sufficiently to reason incorrectly.
I wish I could write as mysterious as a cat.
I wonder if other dogs think poodles are members of a weird religious cult.
I'm not denying the women are foolish. God Almighty made them to match the men.
Do not follow where the path may lead. Go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.
Every artist was first an amateur.
Go back a little to leap further.
If one way be better than another, that you may be sure is nature's way.
Laws too gentle are seldom obeyed; too severe, seldom executed.
Peace cannot be achieved through violence, it can only be attained through understanding.
The best way out is always through.
The roots of education are bitter, but the fruit is sweet.
The true sign of intelligence is not knowledge but imagination.
We should take care not to make the intellect our god; it has, of course, powerful muscles, but no personality.
When a hundred men stand together, each of them loses his mind and gets another one.
Simple can be harder than complex: You have to work hard to get your thinking clean to make it simple. Once you get there, you can move mountains.
Do not anticipate trouble, or worry about what may never happen. Keep in the sunlight.
Do something every day that you don't want to do; this is the golden rule for acquiring the habit of doing your duty without pain.
Do you want to spend the rest of your life selling sugared water or do you want a chance to change the world?
If you would not be forgotten as soon as you are dead and rotten, either write something worth reading or do things worth the writing.
Illusion is the first of all pleasures.
Morality, like art, means drawing a line someplace.
Most modern calendars mar the sweet simplicity of our lives by reminding us that each day that passes is the anniversary of some perfectly uninteresting event.
Sometimes life is going to hit you in the head with a brick. Don't lose faith.
The aim of art is to represent not the outward appearance of things, but their inward significance.