The things that come to those that wait may be the things left by those that got there first.
We fear our highest possibility (as well as our lowest one). We are generally afraid to become that which we can glimpse in our most perfect moments.
It is easier to influence strong than weak characters in life.
We must be willing to fail and to appreciate the truth that often 'Life is not a problem to be solved, but a mystery to be lived.'
The less you know, the more you believe.
Diamonds are a girls best friend.
This thing of being a hero, about the main thing to it is to know when to die.
If one's different, one's bound to be lonely.
Life is not easy for any of us. But what of that? We must have perseverance and above all confidence in ourselves. We must believe that we are gifted for something and that this thing must be attained.
The 'good old times'-all times, when old, are good.
Life is like a library owned by the author. In it are a few books which he wrote himself, but most of them were written for him.
Doing nothing is happiness for children and misery for old men.
My reading of history convinces me that most bad government results from too much government.
The rich will do anything for the poor but get off their backs.
Unsatisfied desire is in itself more desirable than any other satisfaction.
As you go through life, you've got to see the valleys as well as the peaks.
I really had a lot of dreams when I was a kid, and I think a great deal of that grew out of the fact that I had a chance to read a lot.
History has shown there are no invincible armies.
Life did not intend to make us perfect. Whoever is perfect belongs in a museum.
I think the highest and lowest points are the important ones. Anything else is just...in between.
Every person who ever thought he had a right to assert, and went boldly and asserted it, himself, or jointly with others that shared his convictions, was a direct actionist.