Should you find yourself in a chronically leaking boat, energy devoted to changing vessels is likely to be more productive than energy devoted to patching leaks.
No one has ever become poor by giving.
In the survival of favoured individuals and races, during the constantly-recurring struggle for existence, we see a powerful and ever-acting form of selection.
Time ripens all things; no one is born wise.
People do not like to think. If one thinks, one must reach conclusions. Conclusions are not always pleasant.
The happiest is the person who suffers the least pain; the most miserable who enjoys the least pleasure.
Those who are easily shocked should be shocked more often.
I never think of the future - it comes soon enough.
Life's a journey, not a destination.
Concision in style, precision in thought, decision in life.
A wise girl kisses but doesn't love, listens but doesn't believe, and leaves before she is left.
The way to know life is to love many things.
Take a chance! All life is a chance. The man who goes farthest is generally the one who is willing to do and dare.
Freedom would be not to choose between black and white but to abjure such prescribed choices.
When I let go of what I am, I become what I might be.
To be interested in the changing seasons is . . . a happier state of mind than to be hopelessly in love with spring.
When someone leaves, it's because someone else is about to arrive.
The story of life is quicker than the wink of an eye, the story of love is hello and goodbye...until we meet again
Remember that not getting what you want is sometimes a wonderful stroke of luck.
As you go through life, you've got to see the valleys as well as the peaks.
I've learned that even when I have pains, I don't have to be one.