A diplomat is a person who can tell you to go to hell in such a way that you actually look forward to the trip.
A good head and a good heart are always a formidable combination.
A guilty conscience needs to confess. A work of art is a confession.
A hug is like a boomerang - you get it back right away.
A morning-glory at my window satisfies me more than the metaphysics of books.
A peace is of the nature of a conquest; for then both parties nobly are subdued, and neither party loser.
A successful marriage requires falling in love many times, always with the same person.
A true poet does not bother to be poetical. Nor does a nursery gardener scent his roses.
A very small degree of hope is sufficient to cause the birth of love.
Almost every wise saying has an opposite one, no less wise, to balance it.
An eye for an eye only ends up making the whole world blind.
Anger is a short madness.
Any woman who understands the problems of running a home will be nearer to understanding the problems of running a country.
Be faithful in small things because it is in them that your strength lies.
Beauty is only skin deep.
Believe that life is worth living and your belief will help create the fact.
Conviction without experience makes for harshness.
Just play. Have fun. Enjoy the game.
Don't wait around for other people to be happy for you. Any happiness you get you've got to make yourself.
Everybody gets so much information all day long that they lose their common sense.
Faith is reason grown courageous.
Faith is to believe what you do not see; The reward of this faith is to see what you believe.
Friendship is a word, the very sight of which in print makes the heart warm.
Genius always finds itself a century too early.
Happiness grows at our own firesides, and is not to be picked in strangers' gardens.
He who opens a school door, closes a prison.
I always play women I would date.
It's not that successful people are givers; It is that givers are successful people.
Success is one percent inspiration, ninety-nine percent perspiration.
I don't eat junk foods and I don't think junk thoughts.
I don't think of all the misery but of the beauty that still remains.
People who tell me their age are silly. You're as old as you feel.
Zest is the secret of all beauty. There is no beauty that is attractive without zest.
Any one can hold the helm when the sea is calm.
Be not afraid of growing slowly; be afraid only of standing still.
Every artist was first an amateur.
Everyone has naturally the power of excelling in some one thing.
The brain is a wonderful organ; it starts working the moment you get up in the morning and does not stop until you get into the office.
There was never a good war, or a bad peace.
As long as you derive inner help and comfort from anything, keep it.
Be slow in choosing a friend, slower in changing.
Breathe. Let go. And remind yourself that this very moment is the only one you know you have for sure.
Do not worry about your difficulties in mathematics. I can assure you mine are still greater.
Fiction is obliged to stick to possibilities. Truth isn't.
Grief can take care of itself, but to get the full value of a joy you must have somebody to divide it with.
If your head is wax, don't walk in the sun.
When a stupid man is doing something he is ashamed of, he always declares it as his duty.
Never interrupt your enemy when he is making a mistake.
None of us will ever accomplish anything excellent or commanding except when he listens to this whisper which is heard by him alone.
The biggest adventure you can ever take is to live the life of your dreams.