There are two things a person should never be angry at, what they can help, and what they cannot.
Of all the diversions of life, there is none so proper to fill up its empty spaces as the reading of useful and entertaining authors.
We are called to be architects of the future, not its victims.
If you want a happy ending, that depends, of course, on where you stop your story.
One man with a gun can control 100 without one.
Every life has a measure of sorrow, and sometimes this is what awakens us.
There's no advantage to hurrying through life.
How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world.
It is not the strongest of the species that survives, nor the most intelligent that survives. It is the one that is the most adaptable to change.
To be interested in the changing seasons is . . . a happier state of mind than to be hopelessly in love with spring.
The historian looks backward. In the end he also believes backward.
I want to feel my life while I'm in it.
How people treat you is their karma; how you react is yours.
Science is the most reliable guide for civilization, for life, for success in the world. Searching a guide other than the science is meaning carelessness, ignorance and heresy.
You can give in to the failure messages and be a bitter deadbeat of excuses. Or you can choose to be happy and positive and excited about life.
Im not in this world to live up to your expectations and youre not in this world to live up to mine.
Everything passes. Nobody gets anything for keeps. And that's how we've got to live.
It is only because of problems that we grow mentally and spiritually.
Let silence take you to the core of life.
Last year I sang for the Queen of England, met the president of the United States, and got an Emmy and a star on The Walk of Fame. And what did I do? I was just being myself.
If you've been playing poker for half an hour and you still don't know who the patsy is, you're the patsy.