A guilty conscience needs to confess. A work of art is a confession.
A man sooner or later discovers that he is the master-gardener of his soul, the director of his life.
A visitor from Mars could easily pick out the civilized nations. They have the best implements of war.
Adopt the pace of nature: her secret is patience.
Age is how we determine how valuable you are.
All men of action are dreamers.
An angry father is most cruel towards himself.
Anything you're good at contributes to happiness.
Autumn is a second spring when every leaf is a flower.
Don't find fault, find a remedy.
Everyone chases after happiness, not noticing that happiness is right at their heels.
Faith is love taking the form of aspiration.
Faith is to believe what you do not see; The reward of this faith is to see what you believe.
First love is only a little foolishness and a lot of curiosity.
Forgive your enemies, but never forget their names.
Forgiveness is like faith. You have to keep reviving it.
Go to Heaven for the climate, Hell for the company.
Gravitation is not responsible for people falling in love.
Happiness is like a cloud, if you stare at it long enough, it evaporates.
I can't imagine anything more worthwhile than doing what I most love.
Whatever the mind can conceive and believe, the mind can achieve.
I'm not a businessman. I'm a business, man.
There are two kinds of companies: those that work to try to charge more and those that work to charge less. One will be second.
I grew up not liking my father very much. I never saw him cry. But he must have. Everybody cries.
I prefer the company of peasants because they have not been educated sufficiently to reason incorrectly.
I will not say that women have no character; rather, they have a new one every day.
I'm not the smartest fellow in the world, but I can sure pick smart colleagues.
Always mistrust a subordinate who never finds fault with his superior.
Do not wait to strike till the iron is hot; but make it hot by striking.
Experience is not what happens to a man: it is what a man does with what happens to him.
I've missed more than 9000 shots in my career. I've lost almost 300 games. I've failed over and over and over again in my life. And that is why I succeed.
If they want peace, nations should avoid the pin-pricks that precede cannon shots.
Innovation distinguishes between a leader and a follower.
Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.
Peace cannot be achieved through violence, it can only be attained through understanding.
We have art in order not to die of the truth.
What is a weed? A plant whose virtues have never been discovered.
At times one remains faithful to a cause only because its opponents do not cease to be insipid.
Battle not with monsters, lest ye become a monster, and if you gaze into the abyss, the abyss gazes also into you.
Creditors have better memories than debtors.
Dignity consists not in possessing honors, but in the consciousness that we deserve them.
Every day brings a chance for you to draw in a breath, kick off your shoes, and dance.
Everything should be made as simple as possible, but not one bit simpler.
Hell is full of musical amateurs: music is the brandy of the damned.
If it doesn't feel right, don't do it. That's the lesson. Even doubt means don't.
Never interrupt your enemy when he is making a mistake.
Our chief want in life is somebody who shall make us do what we can.
Our opinions do not really blossom into fruition until we have expressed them to someone else.
People who like this sort of thing will find this the sort of thing they like.
Real integrity is doing the right thing, knowing that nobody's going to know whether you did it or not.