Danger and delight grow on one stalk.
Trouble is the thing that strong men grow by. Met in the right way, it is a sure-fire means of putting iron into the victim's will and making him a tougher man to down forever after.
The easiest kind of relationship for me is with 10,000 people. The hardest is with one.
Love is an ocean of emotions, entirely surrounded by expenses.
Good people are good because they've come to wisdom through failure.
Employment is nature's physician, and is essential to human happiness.
The only limit to our realization of tomorrow will be our doubts of today. Let us move forward with strong and active faith.
I leave before being left. I decide.
No experiment is ever a complete failure. It can always be used as a bad example.
Competition can damage self-esteem, create anxiety, and lead to cheating and hurt feelings. But so can romantic love.
The one thing in the world, of value, is the active soul.
If each of us were to confess his most secret desire, the one that inspires all his plans, all his actions, he would say: "I want to be praised."
After pleasant scratching comes unpleasant smarting.
When I demanded of my friend what viands he preferred, He quoth: "A large cold bottle, and a small hot bird!"
We had a very successful trip to Russia we got back.
True happiness consists in making others happy.
Our family never had any hard luck, because nothing seemed hard luck to it, nor was it ever disgraced for there was nothing which it would acknowledge as disgrace.
States, like men, have their growth, their manhood, their decrepitude, their decay.
I survived. (J'ai vecu.)
It takes as much courage to have tried and failed as it does to have tried and succeeded.