Beauty of whatever kind, in its supreme development, invariably excites the sensitive soul to tears.
Sometimes glass glitters more than diamonds because it has more to prove.
A good goal is like a strenuous exercise - it makes you stretch.
There is no such thing as a Christian child: only a child of Christian parents.
Any fool can criticize, condemn, and complain but it takes character and self control to be understanding and forgiving.
If you could kick the person in the pants responsible for most of your trouble, you wouldn't sit for a month.
I can bear any pain as long as it has meaning.
After all, science is essentially international, and it is only through lack of the historical sense that national qualities have been attributed to it.
You can have anything in this world you want, if you want it badly enough and you're willing to pay the price.
Character is like a tree and reputation like a shadow. The shadow is what we think of it; the tree is the real thing.
In the United States today, we have more than our share of the nattering nabobs of negativism.
Freedom lies in being bold.
Circumstances do not make the man, they reveal him.
As I grow older, I pay less attention to what men say. I just watch what they do.
In order to be irreplaceable, one must always be different.
Time is an illusion. Lunchtime doubly so.
Jests that give pains are not jests.
The poor are prevented from thinking by the discipline of others, the rich by their own.
To find a man's true character, play golf with him.
There are two things children should get from their parents: roots and wings.
Memory... is an internal rumour.