Circumstances do not make a man, they reveal him.
Nothing is as easy as it looks.
Time flies over us, but leaves its shadow behind.
Obsession is the wellspring of genius and madness.
If a man could have half of his wishes, he would double his troubles.
Do your little bit of good where you are; it's those little bits of good put together that overwhelm the world.
A house divided against itself cannot stand.
Blessed are they who hunger and thirst for righteousness for they shall be satisfied.
How often it is that the angry man rages denial of what his inner self is telling him.
Science may set limits to knowledge, but should not set limits to imagination.
Beer: The cause of, and solution to, all of life's problems.
Talent is God given. Be humble. Fame is man-given. Be grateful. Conceit is self-given. Be careful.
The ethos of redemption is realized in self-mastery, by means of temperance, that is, continence of desires.
The most courageous act is still to think for yourself. Aloud.
Thought can be so seductive and hypnotic that it absorbs your attention totally, so you become your thoughts.
Chaos is a name for any order that produces confusion in our minds.
Tell the truth. Sing with passion. Work with laughter. Love with heart. 'Cause that's all that matters in the end.
Reflect upon your present blessings, of which every man has many; not on your past misfortunes, of which all men have some.
Work is the price which is paid for reputation.
One never notices what has been done; one can only see what remains to be done.
The lie is a condition of life.