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 healthy outside starts from the inside.
A hug is like a boomerang - you get it back right away.
A man has made at least a start on discovering the meaning of human life when he plants shade trees under which he knows full well he will never sit.
A man who won't die for something is not fit to live.
A man with money is no match against a man on a mission.
A poem begins as a lump in the throat, a sense of wrong, a homesickness, a lovesickness.
A pun is the lowest form of humor, unless you thought of it yourself.
A small body of determined spirits fired by an unquenchable faith in their mission can alter the course of history.
A wide screen just makes a bad film twice as bad.
All riches have their origin in mind. Wealth is in ideas - not money.
An ideal wife is one who remains faithful to you but tries to be just as charming as if she weren't.
Being considerate of others will take your children further in life than any college degree.
Character is higher than intellect. A great soul will be strong to live as well as think.
Cinema is the most beautiful fraud in the world.
Deliberation is the work of many men. Action, of one alone.
Every great dream begins with a dreamer. Always remember, you have within you the strength, the patience, and the passion to reach for the stars to change the world.
Experience enables you to recognize a mistake when you make it again.
Fortunately analysis is not the only way to resolve inner conflicts. Life itself still remains a very effective therapist.
Friendship is a word, the very sight of which in print makes the heart warm.
I am sure that if you plant the trees back again, it will do nothing but good.
I can find God in nature, in animals, in birds and the environment.
I can live without money, but I cannot live without love.
Example is not the main thing in influencing other people; It's the only thing.
Associate yourself with people of good quality, for it is better to be alone than in bad company.
Excellence is the best deterrent to racism or sexism.
Hang out with people better than you. Pick out associates whose behavior is better than yours and you'll drift in that direction.
It takes 20 years to build a reputation and five minutes to ruin it. If you think about that, you'll do things differently.
The hardest part about being an entrepreneur is that you'll fail ten times for every success.
The present moment is the only moment available to us and it is the door to all moments.
The thing about inventing is you have to be both stubborn and flexible, more or less simultaneously.
I think the person who takes a job in order to live - that is to say, for the money - has turned himself into a slave.
Arguing with a fool proves there are two.
Change yourself and fortune will change with you.
If one way be better than another, that you may be sure is nature's way.
Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.
Peace is not only better than war, but infinitely more arduous.
What is a weed? A plant whose virtues have never been discovered.
Beware of his false knowledge: it is more dangerous than ignorance.
Remembering that you are going to die is the best way I know to avoid the trap of thinking you have something to lose. You are already naked. There is no reason not to follow your heart.
An army of lions commanded by a deer will never be an army of lions.
An enemy can partly ruin a man, but it takes a good-natured injudicious friend to complete the thing and make it perfect.
At times one remains faithful to a cause only because its opponents do not cease to be insipid.
Don't be too timid and squeamish about your actions. All life is an experiment. The more experiments you make the better.
Happiness depends upon ourselves.
Having been poor is no shame, but being ashamed of it, is.
I can accept failure, but I can't accept not trying.
If all economists were laid end to end, they would not reach a conclusion.
Partake of some of life's sweet pleasures. And yes, get comfortable with yourself.
The golden rule is that there are no golden rules.