I don't watch television, I think it destroys the art of talking about oneself.
Parents are usually more careful to bestow knowledge on their children rather than virtue, the art of speaking well rather than doing well; but their manners should be of the greatest concern.
We can't become what we need to be by remaining what we are.
I speak for the trees, for the trees have no tongues.
Trying to define yourself is like trying to bite your own teeth.
Certainty? In this world nothing is certain but death and taxes.
Courage is grace under pressure.
The Internet is becoming the town square for the global village of tomorrow.
All tyranny needs to gain a foothold is for people of good conscience to remain silent.
So many women just don't know how great they really are. They come to us all vogue outside and vague on the inside.
Good actions ennoble us, and we are the sons of our deeds.
Of puns it has been said that those who most dislike them are those who are least able to utter them.
It is a process of diverting one's scattered forces into one powerful channel.
It ain't over 'til it's over.
I am only one, but still I am one. I cannot do everything, but still I can do something; and because I cannot do everything, I will not refuse to do something that I can do.
A good traveller has no fixed plans, and is not intent on arriving.
Purity of heart is to will one thing.
It is not fair to ask of others what you are not willing to do yourself.
Wine is wonderful stuff. But so many people are put off by the snobbery of it.
Let us try to teach generosity and altruism, because we are born selfish.
Human decency is not derived from religion. It precedes it.