Dream lofty dreams, and as you dream, so you shall become. Your vision is the promise of what you shall one day be; your ideal is the prophecy of what you shall at last unveil.
Modesty and conscientiousness receive their reward only in novels. In life they are exploited and then shoved aside.
I could see that, if not actually disgruntled, he was far from being gruntled.
You’ll miss the best things if you keep your eyes shut.
The only thing worse than being blind is having sight but no vision.
Sunlight is painting.
Rich men's houses are seldom beautiful, rarely comfortable, and never original. It is a constant source of surprise to people of moderate means to observe how little a big fortune contributes to Beauty.
There is no such thing as a Christian child: only a child of Christian parents.
Do unto those downstream as you would have those upstream do unto you.
I want to go ahead of Father Time with a scythe of my own.
A mediocre idea that generates enthusiasm will go further than a great idea that inspires no one.
Patriotism is the last refuge of a scoundrel.
The cure for boredom is curiosity.There is no cure for curiosity.
No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.
Enthusiasm... the sustaining power of all great action.
If you follow every dream, you might get lost.
What's with you men? Would hair stop growing on your chest if you asked directions somewhere?
In the increasingly convincing darkness the words become palpable, like a fruit that is too beautiful to eat.
When one door is closed, don't you know that many more are open
That which costs little is less valued.
Computers are useless. They can only give you answers.