Someone's sitting in the shade today because someone planted a tree a long time ago.
Begin to see yourself as a soul with a body rather than a body with a soul.
The man who has no sense of history, is like a man who has no ears or eyes
Open your arms to change, but don't let go of your values.
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.
Breathe. Let go. And remind yourself that this very moment is the only one you know you have for sure.
It is easier to influence strong than weak characters in life.
The desire to fly is an idea handed down to us by our ancestors who... looked enviously on the birds soaring freely through space... on the infinite highway of the air
I would rather entertain and hope that people learned something than educate people and hope they were entertained.
To protect our freedoms, it seems we're going to have to relinquish some of our freedoms for a short period of time.
Anyone who knows anything of history knows that great social changes are impossible without feminine upheaval. Social progress can be measured exactly by the social position of the fair sex, the ugly ones included
It was my care to make my life illustrious not by words more than by deeds.
We all owe death a life.
We can never obtain peace in the outer world until we make peace with ourselves.
The lessons of the past are ignored and obliterated in a contemporary antagonism known as the generation gap.
Be thankful that you have a life, and forsake your vain and presumptuous desire for a second one.
It is not the strongest of the species that survives, nor the most intelligent that survives. It is the one that is the most adaptable to change.
I am an American; free born and free bred, where I acknowledge no man as my superior, except for his own worth, or as my inferior, except for his own demerit.
Noble life demands a noble architecture for noble uses of noble men. Lack of culture means what it has always meant: ignoble civilization and therefore imminent downfall.
Amnesty is as good for those who give it as for those who receive it. It has the admirable quality of bestowing mercy on both sides.
If you've been playing poker for half an hour and you still don't know who the patsy is, you're the patsy.