Dictators ride to and fro upon tigers which they dare not dismount. And the tigers are getting hungry.
All of us are products of our childhood.
When we do the best that we can, we never know what miracle is wrought in our life, or in the life of another.
The gratification of wealth is not found in mere possession or in lavish expenditure, but in its wise application.
There is also this benefit in brag: that the speaker is unconsciously expressing his own ideal. Humor him by all means, draw it all out, and hold him to it.
I was born with an enormous need for affection, and a terrible need to give it.
In the depth of winter, I finally learned that within me there lay an invincible summer.
When one has not had a good father, one must create one.
Insanity in individuals is rare - but in groups, parties, nations, and epochs, it is the rule.
There are two things a person should never be angry at, what they can help, and what they cannot.
My life didn't please me, so I created my life.
To live is to be musical, starting with the blood dancing in your veins. Everything living has a rhythm. Do you feel your music?
Landlords, like all other men, love to reap where they never sowed.
One of the saddest things in life, is the things one remembers.
Each man should frame life so that at some future hour fact and his dreaming meet.
In three words I can sum up everything I've learned about life: it goes on.
Until you value yourself, you won't value your time. Until you value your time, you will not do anything with it.
This terrifying world is not devoid of charms, of the mornings that make waking up worthwhile.
Never be bullied into silence. Never allow yourself to be made a victim. Accept no one's definition of your life; define yourself.
You can give in to the failure messages and be a bitter deadbeat of excuses. Or you can choose to be happy and positive and excited about life.
Im not in this world to live up to your expectations and youre not in this world to live up to mine.