He who would accomplish little must sacrifice little; he who would achieve much must sacrifice much; he who would attain highly must sacrifice greatly.
Sell your cleverness and buy bewilderment.
An intense anticipation itself transforms possibility into reality; our desires being often but precursors of the things which we are capable of performing.
Good actions ennoble us, and we are the sons of our deeds.
You are 27 or 28 right? It is very tough to live at that age. When nothing is sure. I have sympathy with you.
If one is to be called a liar, one may as well make an effort to deserve the name.
All human actions have one or more of these seven causes: chance, nature, compulsion, habit, reason, passion, and desire.
Christmas to a child is the first terrible proof that to travel hopefully is better than to arrive.
Our greatest foes - and whom we must chiefly combat - are within.
I'll always be poor in my mind.
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.
If you pick up a starving dog and make him prosperous he will not bite you. This is the principal difference between a dog and man.
I have a simple philosophy. Fill what's empty. Empty what's full. And scratch where it itches.
Racism is a much more clandestine, much more hidden kind of phenomenon, but at the same time it's perhaps far more terrible than it's ever been.
Get off your butt and join the Marines!
I've had a perfectly wonderful evening, but this wasn't it.
Only those with no memory insist on their originality.
Parents can only give good advice or put them on the right paths, but the final forming of a person's character lies in their own hands
When the student is ready, the teacher will appear.
Three may keep a secret, if two of them are dead.
If the world was perfect, it wouldn't be.