Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls, and looks like work.
To know what is right and not do it is the worst cowardice.
After twenty annual visits, I am still surprised each time I return to see this giant asparagus bed of alabaster and rose and green skyscrapers.
All life is the struggle, the effort to be itself.
The ideal committee is one with me as chairman, and two other members in bed with flu.
The habit of being uniformly considerate toward others will bring increased happiness to you.
Self-command is the main elegance.
The will to conquer is the first condition of victory.
Inspiration does not come like a bolt, nor is it kinetic energy striving, but it comes to us slowly and quietly and all the time.
Almost everything comes from almost nothing.
Finite to fail, but infinite to venture.
We had gone out there to pass the beautiful day of high summer like true Irishmen - locked in the dark Snug of a public house.
We should pray for a sane mind in a sound body.
A wise man associating with the vicious becomes an idiot; a dog traveling with good men becomes a rational being.
A hero is a man who does what he can.
Form ever follows function.
Grace is the absence of everything that indicates pain or difficulty, hesitation or incongruity.
Whate'er th' Almighty's subsequent command, His first command is this - "Man, love thyself."
One well-cultivated talent, deepened and enlarged, is worth one hundred shallow faculties.
I've finally stopped running away from myself. Who else is there better to be?