We all live with the objective of being happy; our lives are all different and yet the same.
Comedy is acting out optimism.
People create stories create people; or rather stories create people create stories.
Modesty and conscientiousness receive their reward only in novels. In life they are exploited and then shoved aside.
The mind is a superb instrument if used rightly. Used wrongly, however, it becomes very destructive. To put it more accurately... you usually don't use it at all. It uses you.
I could see that, if not actually disgruntled, he was far from being gruntled.
Self-pity is our worst enemy and if we yield to it, we can never do anything wise in this world.
Character is like a tree and reputation like a shadow. The shadow is what we think of it; the tree is the real thing.
Liberty, according to my metaphysics is a self-determining power in an intellectual agent. It implies thought and choice and power.
Radical simply means 'grasping things at the root'.
Good actions ennoble us, and we are the sons of our deeds.
Courage is being scared to death... and saddling up anyway.
Science is not only compatible with spirituality; it is a profound source of spirituality.
When the student is ready, the teacher will appear.
They have formed their own 4-H club - the hopeless, hysterical hypochondriacs of history.
How vain it is to sit down to write when you have not stood up to live.
Television is chewing gum for the eyes.
There's nothing in the world so demoralizing as money.
Pretty much, Apple and Dell are the only ones in this industry making money. They make it by being Wal-Mart. We make it by innovation.
The future ain't what it used to be.
Don't take the wrong side of an argument just because your opponent has taken the right side.