You can't deny laughter; when it comes, it plops down in your favorite chair and stays as long as it wants.
Show love, compassion, protection & generosity to those who depend on you – in fact, to everyone.
An intense anticipation itself transforms possibility into reality; our desires being often but precursors of the things which we are capable of performing.
Usually when people are sad, they don't do anything. They just cry over their condition. But when they get angry, they bring about a change.
Be like a tree and let the dead leaves drop.
You can have everything in life that you want if you just give enough other people what they want.
You sort of start thinking anything's possible if you've got enough nerve.
What is to give light must endure burning.
He who never made a mistake, never made a discovery.
Abuse of words has been the great instrument of sophistry and chicanery, of party, faction, and division of society.
When it is not in our power to determine what is true, we ought to follow what is most probable.
You always admire what you really don't understand.
Patriotism is the last refuge of a scoundrel.
Common sense is not so common.
In the intellectual order, the virtue of humility is nothing more nor less than the power of attention.
You are like my little dog; when people see you, they know I am nearby.
Who the hell wants fourteen pairs of shoes when they go on holiday? I haven't had fourteen pairs in my life.
Human decency is not derived from religion. It precedes it.
A lot of people don't realize that depression is an illness. I don't wish it on anyone, but if they would know how it feels, I swear they would think twice before they just shrug it.
Prayer does not change God, but it changes him who prays.
Do it again on the next verse, and people think you meant it.