When one door is closed, don't you know that many more are open
In the United States today, we have more than our share of the nattering nabobs of negativism.
Those who hammer their guns into plows, will plow for those who do not.
I got rabies shots for biting the head off a bat but that`s OK - the bat had to get Ozzy shots.
One must judge men not by their opinions, but by what their opinions have made of them.
If we all worked on the assumption that what is accepted as true is really true, there would be little hope of advance.
There is nothing like returning to a place that remains unchanged to find the ways in which you yourself have altered.
The advantage of a bad memory is that one enjoys several times the same good thing for the first time.
But some emotions don't make a lot of noise. It's hard to hear pride. Caring is real faint - like a heartbeat. And pure love why, some days it's so quiet, you don't even know it's there.
Television is chewing gum for the eyes.
He who never made a mistake, never made a discovery.
Parents are usually more careful to bestow knowledge on their children rather than virtue, the art of speaking well rather than doing well; but their manners should be of the greatest concern.
The destruction of the past is perhaps the greatest of all crimes.
If you could kick the person in the pants responsible for most of your trouble, you wouldn't sit for a month.
Rich men's houses are seldom beautiful, rarely comfortable, and never original. It is a constant source of surprise to people of moderate means to observe how little a big fortune contributes to Beauty.
We all live with the objective of being happy; our lives are all different and yet the same.
In the intellectual order, the virtue of humility is nothing more nor less than the power of attention.
If you follow every dream, you might get lost.
A difference of opinion is what makes horse racing and missionaries.
Not simply one of the virtues but the form of every virtue at the testing point, which means at the point of highest reality.
You're only given a little spark of madness. You mustn't lose it.