A good goal is like a strenuous exercise - it makes you stretch.
Since it is difficult to join them together, it is safer to be feared than to be loved when one of the two must be lacking.
Self-pity is our worst enemy and if we yield to it, we can never do anything wise in this world.
Common sense is the most widely shared commodity in the world, for every man is convinced that he is well supplied with it.
There are two things children should get from their parents: roots and wings.
You hear a lot of dialogue on the death of the American family. Families aren't dying. They're merging into big conglomerates.
Effective action is always unjust.
I love deadlines. I like the whooshing sound they make as they fly by.
Being sober on a bus is, like, totally different than being drunk on a bus.
The poor are prevented from thinking by the discipline of others, the rich by their own.
I speak for the trees, for the trees have no tongues.
There are books of which the backs and covers are by far the best parts.
Worry is the interest paid by those who borrow trouble.
You're only given a little spark of madness. You mustn't lose it.
The world is moving so fast these days that the man who says it can't be done is generally interrupted by someone doing it.
I sound my barbaric yawp over the rooftops of the world.
So many women just don't know how great they really are. They come to us all vogue outside and vague on the inside.
All is mine but nothing owned, nothing owned for memory, and mine only while I look.
Too often we enjoy the comfort of opinion without the discomfort of thought.
Many have had their greatness made for them by their enemies.
Even if you are divine, you don't disdain male consorts.