It is easier to influence strong than weak characters in life.
Have you ever noticed that anybody driving slower than you is an idiot, and anyone going faster than you is a maniac?
Fortune cannot aid those who do nothing.
Life is an ongoing process of choosing between safety (out of fear and need for defense) and risk (for the sake of progress and growth). Make the growth choice a dozen times a day.
We all learn lessons in life. Some stick, some don't. I have always learned more from rejection and failure than from acceptance and success.
Pain don't hurt.
Middle age has been defined as what happens when a person's broad mind and narrow waist change places.
People do not like to think. If one thinks, one must reach conclusions. Conclusions are not always pleasant.
Freedom would be not to choose between black and white but to abjure such prescribed choices.
Your children are not your children. They are the sons and daughters of Life's longing for itself.
Take care of your body. It's the only place you have to live.
The doctor of the future will give no medicine, but will interest her or his patients in the care of the human frame, in a proper diet, and in the cause and prevention of disease.
The scientists of today think deeply instead of clearly. One must be sane to think clearly, but one can think deeply and be quite insane.
To live is the rarest thing in the world. Most people exist, that is all.
Simplicity is the keynote of all true elegance.
We fear our highest possibility (as well as our lowest one). We are generally afraid to become that which we can glimpse in our most perfect moments.
Iím not afraid of death, but Iím in no hurry to die. I have so much I want to do first.
Crude classifications and false generalizations are the curse of organized life.
I generally avoid temptation unless I can't resist it.
What is that you express in your eyes? It seems to me more than all the words I have read in my life.
Life is the dancer and you are the dance.