A gift, with a kind countenance, is a double present.
A kiss is a rosy dot over the 'i' of loving.
A man of courage is also full of faith.
A man who has never made a woman angry is a failure in life.
A poem begins in delight and ends in wisdom.
A simple fact that is hard to learn is that the time to save money is when you have some.
A true friend never gets in your way unless you happen to be going down.
A wise man is superior to any insults which can be put upon him, and the best reply to unseemly behavior is patience and moderation.
Action is the real measure of intelligence.
Aging is not lost youth but a new stage of opportunity and strength.
All the forces in the world are not so powerful as an idea whose time has come.
Be as smart as you can, but remember that it is always better to be wise than to be smart.
Be faithful in small things because it is in them that your strength lies.
Be happy. It's one way of being wise.
Because things are the way they are, things will not stay the way they are.
Change brings opportunity.
Diligence is the mother of good fortune.
Don't wait around for other people to be happy for you. Any happiness you get you've got to make yourself.
Faith is not belief without proof, but trust without reservation.
Find a job you like and you add five days to every week.
Freedom means the opportunity to be what we never thought we would be.
Go as far as you can see; When you get there, you'll be able to see farther.
He who devotes sixteen hours a day to hard study may become at sixty as wise as he thought himself at twenty.
He who knows how to flatter also knows how to slander.
Humor is emotional chaos remembered in tranquility.
Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you, too, can become great.
Hang out with people better than you. Pick out associates whose behavior is better than yours and you'll drift in that direction.
Would you like me to give you a formula for success? It's quite simple, really. Double your rate of failure.
Success comes down to hard work plus passion, over time.
I got the bill for my surgery. Now I know what those doctors were wearing masks for.
I never said most of the things I said.
A good word is an easy obligation; but not to speak ill requires only our silence; which costs us nothing.
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.
If all the economists were laid end to end, they'd never reach a conclusion.
If GM had kept up with technology like the computer industry has, we would all be driving $25 cars that got 1000 MPG.
If there is anything that a man can do well, I say let him do it. Give him a chance.
Obstacles are those frightful things you see when you take your eyes off your goal.
Science does not know its debt to imagination.
There was never a good war, or a bad peace.
All great truths begin as blasphemies.
All I have seen teaches me to trust the Creator for all I have not seen.
Drive thy business or it will drive thee.
Great spirits have always found violent opposition from mediocrities.
Grief can take care of itself, but to get the full value of a joy you must have somebody to divide it with.
I never resist temptation because I have found that things that are bad for me do not tempt me.
Patriotism is your conviction that this country is superior to all other countries because you were born in it.
Tact is the ability to describe others as they see themselves.
The ancestor of every action is a thought.