A #2 pencil and a dream can take you anywhere.
A beauty is a woman you notice; a charmer is one who notices you.
A diplomat is a man who always remembers a woman's birthday but never remembers her age.
A friend who dies, it's something of you who dies.
A good marriage would be between a blind wife and a deaf husband.
A great artist is always before his time or behind it.
A happy arrangement: many people prefer cats to other people, and many cats prefer people to other cats.
A kiss is a rosy dot over the 'i' of loving.
A kiss makes the heart young again and wipes out the years.
A little thought and a little kindness are often worth more than a great deal of money.
A pair of powerful spectacles has sometimes sufficed to cure a person in love.
Adapt or perish, now as ever, is nature's inexorable imperative.
All money means to me is a pride in accomplishment.
Anger is a killing thing: it kills the man who angers, for each rage leaves him less than he had been before - it takes something from him.
Arbitrary power is like most other things which are very hard, very liable to be broken.
Belief creates the actual fact.
Believe you can and you're halfway there.
Don't judge each day by the harvest you reap but by the seeds that you plant.
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.
History is a vast early warning system.
I believe in the imagination. What I cannot see is infinitely more important than what I can see.
I buy when other people are selling.
Success is a lousy teacher. It seduces smart people into thinking they can't lose.
I don't look to jump over 7-foot bars: I look around for 1-foot bars that I can step over.
I'd rather die enormous than live dormant.
If you don't know where you are going, you'll end up some place else.
I don't believe you have to be better than everybody else. I believe you have to be better than you ever thought you could be.
I shall not die of a cold. I shall die of having lived.
I think everyone should go to college and get a degree and then spend six months as a bartender and six months as a cabdriver. Then they would really be educated.
Success means doing the best we can with what we have. Success is the doing, not the getting; in the trying, not the triumph.
All truly wise thoughts have been thought already, thousands of times; but to make them truly ours, we must think them over again honestly, till they take firm root in our personal experience.
Go confidently in the direction of your dreams. Live the life you have imagined.
No matter how much cats fight, there always seem to be plenty of kittens.
One man that has a mind and knows it can always beat ten men who haven't and don't.
The best weapon against an enemy is another enemy.
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.
A banker is a fellow who lends you his umbrella when the sun is shining, but wants it back the minute it begins to rain.
A slip of the foot you may soon recover, but a slip of the tongue you may never get over.
Breathe. Let go. And remind yourself that this very moment is the only one you know you have for sure.
Clothes make the man. Naked people have little or no influence on society.
Early to bed and early to rise makes a man healthy, wealthy, and wise.
Good manners are made up of petty sacrifices.
He that is good for making excuses is seldom good for anything else.
If you're hurting, you need to help somebody else ease their hurt. If you're in pain, help somebody else's pain.
If your head is wax, don't walk in the sun.
Insist on yourself; never imitate... Every great man is unique.
Nobody's journey is seamless or smooth. We all stumble. We all have setbacks.
Reading, after a certain age, diverts the mind too much from its creative pursuits. Any man who reads too much and uses his own brain too little falls into lazy habits of thinking.
Tact is the ability to describe others as they see themselves.