Humility is attentive patience.
As we look ahead into the next century, leaders will be those who empower others.
There is only one way... to get anybody to do anything. And that is by making the other person want to do it.
There are no facts, only interpretations.
Do unto those downstream as you would have those upstream do unto you.
Never lend your car to someone you've given birth to.
The death of a beautiful woman, is unquestionably the most poetical topic in the world.
The idea is to write it so that people hear it and it slides through the brain and goes straight to the heart.
Rhyme, that enslaved queen, that supreme charm of our poetry, that creator of our meter.
I used to desire many, many things, but now I have just one desire, and thats to get rid of all my other desires.
Television is chewing gum for the eyes.
The word 'good' has many meanings. For example, if a man were to shoot his grandmother at a range of five hundred yards, I should call him a good shot, but not necessarily a good man.
Maybe, just once, someone will call me 'Sir' without adding, 'You're making a scene.'
Tradition becomes our security, and when the mind is secure it is in decay.
If a dog will not come to you after having looked you in the face, you should go home and examine your conscience.
Memory... is an internal rumour.
Extraordinary claims require extraordinary evidence.
In terms of an identity, an identity reflects an individuality, by definition. And, if there is a quality present, it is recognizable and it can be named. If you can't name it, it means you don't recognize 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.
Like religion, politics, and family planning, cereal is not a topic to be brought up in public. It's too controversial.
A stale article, if you dip it in a good, warm, sunny smile, will go off better than a fresh one that you've scowled upon.