It is easier to influence strong than weak characters in life.
I have learned to seek my happiness by limiting my desires, rather than in attempting to satisfy them.
A tragedy means always a man's struggle with that which is stronger than man.
Life is what happens to you while you're busy making other plans.
The knowledge of oneself will preserve that person from vanity.
In the survival of favoured individuals and races, during the constantly-recurring struggle for existence, we see a powerful and ever-acting form of selection.
Don't be concerned others not appreciating you. Be concerned about your not appreciating others.
Sometimes - history needs a push.
Anyone who lives within their means suffers from a lack of imagination.
Open your arms to change, but don't let go of your values.
In three words I can sum up everything I've learned about life: it goes on.
I never think of the future - it comes soon enough.
I really had a lot of dreams when I was a kid, and I think a great deal of that grew out of the fact that I had a chance to read a lot.
Life is too short for long-term grudges.
Landlords, like all other men, love to reap where they never sowed.
The first forty years of life give us the text; the next thirty supply the commentary on it.
There is nothing enlightened about shrinking so that other people won't feel insecure around you. We are all meant to shine, as children do.
When life hands you a lemon, say, 'Oh yeah, I like lemons! What else ya got?
Our life always expresses the result of our dominant thoughts.
I was born with an enormous need for affection, and a terrible need to give it.
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.