Landlords, like all other men, love to reap where they never sowed.
Anybody can dig a hole and plant a tree. But make sure it survives. You have to nurture it, you have to water it, you have to keep at it until it becomes rooted so it can take care or itself. There are so many enemies of trees.
It is not the strongest of the species that survives, nor the most intelligent that survives. It is the one that is the most adaptable to change.
We can allow satellites, planets, suns, universe, nay whole systems of universes, to be governed by laws, but the smallest insect, we wish to be created at once by special act.
The pleasure of the moment begins to wither almost as soon as it blossoms; our pleasures are soon swallowed up in time's relentless torrent.
This thing of being a hero, about the main thing to it is to know when to die.
One doesn't recognize the really important moments in one's life until it's too late.
Life belongs to the living, and he who lives must be prepared for changes
As you go through life, you've got to see the valleys as well as the peaks.
My reading of history convinces me that most bad government results from too much government.
During the first period of a man's life the greatest danger is not to take the risk.
Those who want to live, let them fight, and those who do not want to fight in this world of eternal struggle do not deserve to live.
Old age is the only disease you dont want to be cured of.
The gentleman understands rightousness, the petty man understands interest.
Don't be concerned others not appreciating you. Be concerned about your not appreciating others.
Not all things are to be discovered; many are better concealed.
Life would be tragic if it weren't funny.
The joy in life is his who has the heart to demand it.
He who is in love with himself has at least this advantage - he won't encounter many rivals.
The body is meant to be seen, not all covered up.
Live to the point of tears.