Amnesty is as good for those who give it as for those who receive it. It has the admirable quality of bestowing mercy on both sides.
Boys will be boys. And even that wouldn't matter if only we could prevent girls from being girls.
No snowflake in an avalanche ever feels responsible.
Being a hero is about the shortest-lived profession on earth.
When one has not had a good father, one must create one.
What would life be if we had no courage to attempt anything?
First, then, God, being all-just, wishes to do justice; being all-wise, knows what justice is; being all-powerful, can do justice. Why then injustice?
Our life is frittered away by detail. Simplify, simplify.
I really had a lot of dreams when I was a kid, and I think a great deal of that grew out of the fact that I had a chance to read a lot.
One day you will ask me which is more important? My life or yours? I will say mine and you will walk away not knowing that you are my life.
Noble life demands a noble architecture for noble uses of noble men. Lack of culture means what it has always meant: ignoble civilization and therefore imminent downfall.
We are called to be architects of the future, not its victims.
Anybody can dig a hole and plant a tree. But make sure it survives. You have to nurture it, you have to water it, you have to keep at it until it becomes rooted so it can take care or itself. There are so many enemies of trees.
Diamonds are a girls best friend.
You are not stuck where you are unless you decide to be.
Just as modern motorways have no room for ox-carts or wandering pedestrians, so modern society has little place for lives and ways that are too eccentric.
I have learned to seek my happiness by limiting my desires, rather than in attempting to satisfy them.
The gratification of wealth is not found in mere possession or in lavish expenditure, but in its wise application.
If you want to keep your memories, you first have to live them.
All sport ... is one of the few activities where young people can proceed along traditional avenues, where objectives are clear, where the desire to win is not only permissible, but encouraged.
Each person must live their life as a model for others.