How many feasible projects have miscarried through despondency, and been strangled in their birth by a cowardly imagination?
After a debauch of thundershower, the weather takes the pledge and signs it with a rainbow.
There are chapters in every life which are seldom read and certainly not aloud.
The first rule is to keep an untroubled spirit. The second is to look things in the face and know them for what they are.
I suppose there is one friend in the life of each of us who seems not a separate person, however dear and beloved, but an expansion, an interpretation, of one's self.
Faith is an attitude of the person. It means you are prepared to stake yourself on something being so.
There has never been an age that did not applaud the past and lament the present.
Drink nothing without seeing it, sign nothing without reading it.
I have fought a good fight, I have finished my course, I have kept the faith.
Fear has a smell, as Love does.
If you would be loved, love and be lovable.
Opera in English is, in the main, just about as sensible as baseball in Italian.
The hours I spent with thee, dear heart, Are as a string of pearls to me; I could them over, every one apart, My rosary, my rosary.
It is fatal to enter any war without the will to win it.
Never look down to test the ground before taking your next step; only he who keeps his eye fixed on the far horizon will find his right road.
Beauty as we feel it is something indescribable; what it is or what it means can never be said.
No one can confidently say that he will still be living tomorrow.
I burned sixty calories. That should take care of a peanut I had in 1962.
Unhappiness is not knowing what we want and killing ourselves to get it.
Seldom, or perhaps never, does a marriage develop into an individual relationship smoothly and without crises; there is no coming to consciousness without pain.