The reality of the building does not consist in the roof and walls, but in the space within to be lived in.
If you have zest and enthusiasm, you attract zest and enthusiasm. Life does give back in kind.
Humility is really important because it keeps you fresh and new.
Some days you're the bug, some days you're the windshield.
Do not erase the designs the child makes in the soft wax of his inner life.
Between two evils, I always pick the one I never tried before.
Never be bullied into silence. Never allow yourself to be made a victim. Accept no one's definition of your life; define yourself.
The behavior of a human being in sexual matters is often a prototype for the whole of his other modes of reaction in life.
The present is theirs; the future, for which I really worked, is mine.
A man's true character comes out when he's drunk.
Sow a thought and you get an act; Sow an act and you get a habit; Sow a habit and you get a character; Sow a character and you get a destiny.
If I'm honest I have to tell you I still read fairy-tales and I like them best of all.
As far as we can discern, the sole purpose of human existence is to kindle a light of meaning in the darkness of mere being.
To be interested in the changing seasons is . . . a happier state of mind than to be hopelessly in love with spring.
If it is worth doing, it is worth overdoing.
The nicest thing for me is sleep, then at least I can dream.
Time ripens all things; no one is born wise.
Live simply so others may simply live.
How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world.
One man with a gun can control 100 without one.
Hard work, disciplined habits, modesty in living, contentment and cheerfulness.