Friends show their love - in times of trouble, not in happiness.
Happy is he who still loves something he loved in the nursery: He has not been broken in two by time; he is not two men, but one, and he has saved not only his soul, but his life.
Difficulties, opposition, criticism - these things are meant to be overcome, and there is a special joy in facing them and in coming out on top. It is only when there is nothing but praise that life loses its charm and I begin to wonder what I should do about it.
There could be no honor in a sure success, but much might be wrested from a sure defeat.
Am I my brother's keeper?
The trouble with most people is that they think with their hopes or fears or wishes rather than with their minds.
It is not in life but in art that self-fulfillment is to be found.
It is a fair summary of history to say that the safeguards of liberty have frequently been forged in cases involving not very nice people.
The weak have one weapon - the errors of those who think they are strong.
For this is wisdom: to live, to take what fate, or the Gods, may give.
There is a time for work. And a time for love. That leaves no other time.
Evening, and morning, and at noon, will I pray.
How many a rustic Milton has passed by, Stifling the speechless longings of his heart In unremitting drudgery and care! How many a vulgar Cato has compelled His energies, no longer tameless then, To mold a pin, or fabricate a nail!
College is the best time of your life. When else are your parents going to spend several thousand dollars a year just for you to go to a strange town and get drunk every night?
Gray hair is God's graffiti.
The only way round is through.
What dire offence from am'rous causes springs. What mighty contests rise from trivial things.
The more I traveled the more I realized that fear makes strangers of people who should be friends.
Believe, when you are most unhappy, that there is something for you to do in the world. So long as you can sweeten another's pain, life is not in vain.
Money is the mother's milk of politics.