If you do what you've always done, you'll get what you've always gotten.
Experience is merely the name men gave to their mistakes.
Beer: The cause of, and solution to, all of life's problems.
Instinct is a marvellous thing. It can neither be explained nor ignored.
Peace is not an absence of war, it is a virtue, a state of mind, a disposition for benevolence, confidence, justice.
We are all born ignorant, but one must work hard to remain stupid
Energy may be likened to the bending of a crossbow; decision,to the releasing of a trigger.
There is always time to add a word, never to withdraw one.
Boredom is the root of all evil - the despairing refusal to be oneself.
The impossible could not have happened, therefore the impossible must be possible in spite of appearances.
The boundaries which divide Life from Death are at best shadowy and vague. Who shall say where the one ends, and where the other begins?
The experience gathered from books, though often valuable,is but the nature of learning whereas the experience gained from actual life is of the nature of wisdom.
And no one will listen to us until we listen to ourselves.
The trouble with most of us is that we would rather be ruined by praise than saved by criticism.
You can best serve civilization by being against what usually passes for it.
The first thing you'll have to do, is the last thing you wished.
By three methods we may learn wisdom: first, by reflection which is noblest; second, by imitation, which is the easiest; and third, by experience, which is the bitterest.
For beautiful eyes, look for the good in others; for beautiful lips, speak only words of kindness; and for poise, walk with the knowledge that you are never alone.
No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted.
Appearances often are deceiving.
Confidence is contagious. So is lack of confidence.