My reading of history convinces me that most bad government results from too much government.
The gentleman understands rightousness, the petty man understands interest.
History has shown there are no invincible armies.
Time is really the only capital that any human being has and the thing that he can least afford to waste or lose
I'm never going to be disabled. I'm sick of being so healthy.
It's only terrible to have nothing to wait for.
A life spent making mistakes is not only more honorable, but more useful than a life spent doing nothing.
Don't own so much clutter that you will be relieved to see your house catch fire.
I don't know who invented high heels, but all women owe him a lot!
Most people treat the present moment as if it were an obstacle that they need to overcome. Since the present moment is life itself, it is an insane way to live.
A wise girl kisses but doesn't love, listens but doesn't believe, and leaves before she is left.
Dictators ride to and fro upon tigers which they dare not dismount. And the tigers are getting hungry.
Life can only be understood backwards; but it must be lived forwards.
One day you will ask me which is more important? My life or yours? I will say mine and you will walk away not knowing that you are my life.
People can tell you to keep your mouth shut, but that doesn't stop you from having your own opinion
The man who has no sense of history, is like a man who has no ears or eyes
Your purpose in life is to find your purpose and give your whole heart and soul to it.
Work harder on yourself than you do on your job.
Shame is an ornament to the young; a disgrace to the old.
Your pain is the breaking of the shell that encloses your understanding... And could you keep your heart in wonder at the daily miracles of your life, your pain would not seem less wondrous than your joy
The life of inner peace, being harmonious and without stress, is the easiest type of existence.