It is easier to influence strong than weak characters in life.
Joy is what happens to us when we allow ourselves to recognize how good things really are.
Whether I shall turn out to be the hero of my own life, or whether that station will be held by anybody else, these pages must show.
Early in life I had to choose between honest arrogance and hypocritical humility. I chose the former and have seen no reason to change.
In the depth of winter, I finally learned that within me there lay an invincible summer.
To live is the rarest thing in the world. Most people exist, that is all.
I'm never going to be disabled. I'm sick of being so healthy.
The gratification of wealth is not found in mere possession or in lavish expenditure, but in its wise application.
Wrinkles should merely indicate where the smiles have been.
Simplicity is the keynote of all true elegance.
All good things which exist are the fruits of originality.
Time ripens all things; no one is born wise.
We can never obtain peace in the outer world until we make peace with ourselves.
You never know what life is like, until you have lived it.
Should you find yourself in a chronically leaking boat, energy devoted to changing vessels is likely to be more productive than energy devoted to patching leaks.
The story of life is quicker than the wink of an eye, the story of love is hello and goodbye...until we meet again
To forgive is not just to be altruistic.
Have you ever noticed that anybody driving slower than you is an idiot, and anyone going faster than you is a maniac?
Yesterday is dead, tomorrow hasn't arrived yet. I have just one day, and I'm going to be happy in it.
Until you make the unconscious conscious, it will direct your life and you will call it fate.
A man's true character comes out when he's drunk.