Life always waits for some crisis to occur before revealing itself at its most brilliant.
We cannot live better than in seeking to become better.
A mother takes twenty years to make a man of her boy, and another woman makes a fool of him in twenty minutes.
Work harder on yourself than you do on your job.
There are two tragedies in life. One is to lose your heart's desire. The other is to gain it.
Live your life and forget your age.
I generally avoid temptation unless I can't resist it.
Wrinkles are engraved smiles.
The historian looks backward. In the end he also believes backward.
Any place I hang my head is home.
The more you live in the present moment, the more the fear of death disappears.
Life is too short, or too long, for me to allow myself the luxury of living it so badly.
Do what's right for you, as long as it don't hurt no one
All of us are products of our childhood.
If one's different, one's bound to be lonely.
Losing your way on a journey is unfortunate. But, losing your reason for the journey is a fate more cruel.
There is also this benefit in brag: that the speaker is unconsciously expressing his own ideal. Humor him by all means, draw it all out, and hold him to it.
The young people think the old people are fools - but the old people know the young people are fools.
There is nothing more frightful than ignorance in action.
Old minds are like old horses; you must exercise them if you wish to keep them in working order.
Life is the dancer and you are the dance.