A little thought and a little kindness are often worth more than a great deal of money.
A man does not die of love or his liver or even of old age; he dies of being a man.
A man who won't die for something is not fit to live.
A sure way to lose happiness, I found, is to want it at the expense of everything else.
A true poet does not bother to be poetical. Nor does a nursery gardener scent his roses.
A weed is a plant that has mastered every survival skill except for learning how to grow in rows.
Aerodynamically, the bumble bee shouldn't be able to fly, but the bumble bee doesn't know it so it goes on flying anyway.
Aim at heaven and you will get earth thrown in. Aim at earth and you get neither.
All ambitions are lawful except those which climb upward on the miseries or credulities of mankind.
All human beings are also dream beings. Dreaming ties all mankind together.
All money means to me is a pride in accomplishment.
Always bear in mind that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any other.
Always forgive your enemies - nothing annoys them so much.
Autumn is a second spring when every leaf is a flower.
Don't knock the weather - nine-tenths of the people couldn't start a conversation if it didn't change once in a while.
Everyone chases after happiness, not noticing that happiness is right at their heels.
Faith and prayer are the vitamins of the soul; Man cannot live in health without them.
Faith is not belief without proof, but trust without reservation.
Faith is to believe what you do not see; The reward of this faith is to see what you believe.
He who has faith has... an inward reservoir of courage, hope, confidence, calmness, and assuring trust that all will come out well - even though to the world it may appear to come out most badly.
Holding on to anger is like grasping a hot coal with the intent of throwing it at someone else; You are the one who gets burned.
I can forgive, but I cannot forget, is only another way of saying, I will not forgive.
I don't look to jump over 7-foot bars: I look around for 1-foot bars that I can step over.
Without the work, the magic won't come.
Success is focusing the full power of all you are on what you have a burning desire to achieve.
When you've got 10,000 people trying to do the same thing, why would you want to be number 10,001?.
I had no idea that mothering my own child would be so healing to my own sadness from my childhood.
I love life because what more is there.
I will not say that women have no character; rather, they have a new one every day.
I wonder if other dogs think poodles are members of a weird religious cult.
A good deed is never lost: he who sows courtesy reaps friendship; and he who plants kindness gathers love.
A man's life is interesting primarily when he has failed, for it's a sign that he tried to surpass himself.
Every artist was first an amateur.
Fortify yourself with contentment, for this is an impregnable fortress.
There is nothing stronger in the world than gentleness.
If they want peace, nations should avoid the pin-pricks that precede cannon shots.
Sometimes when you innovate, you make mistakes. It is best to admit them quickly, and get on with improving your other innovations.
When you are courting a nice girl an hour seems like a second. When you sit on a red-hot cinder a second seems like an hour. That's relativity.
A man is very apt to complain of the ingratitude of those who have risen far above him.
Be a yardstick of quality. Some people aren't used to an environment where excellence is expected.
Consistency is the last refuge of the unimaginative.
Creditors have better memories than debtors.
Here's to the crazy ones, the misfits, the rebels, the troublemakers, the round pegs in the square holes... they push the human race forward.
Honest differences are often a healthy sign of progress.
How many observe Christ's birthday - How few, his precepts. It is easier to keep Holidays than Commandments.
I have always found that mercy bears richer fruits than strict justice.
Indolence is a delightful but distressing state; we must be doing something to be happy.
Living in the moment brings you a sense of reverence for all of life's blessings.
The aim of art is to represent not the outward appearance of things, but their inward significance.