The older you get, the more you realize that kindness is synonymous with happiness.
Truth crushed to earth shall rise again.
There are defeats more triumphant than victories.
Every man is the architect of his own fortune.
One is happy as a result of one's own efforts-once one knows the necessary ingredients of happiness-simple tastes, a certain degree of courage, self-denial to a point, love of work, and, above all, a clear conscience.
Wrinkles - the service stripes of life.
When pain ends, gain ends too.
We only think when we are confronted with a problem.
The object of war is to survive it.
A man should not strive to eliminate his complexes, but to get into accord with them: they are legitimately what directs his conduct in the world.
If all our happiness is bound up entirely in our personal circumstances, it is difficult not to demand of life more than it has to give.
What costs nothing is worth nothing.
It is only with the heart that one can see rightly; what is essential is invisible to the eye.
My husband will never chase another woman. He's too fine, too decent, too old.
To have his path made clear for him is the aspiration of every human being in our beclouded and tempestuous existence.
All television is educational television. The question is: what is it teaching?
Three outstanding qualities make for success: judgement, industry, health. And the greatest of these is judgement.
When people asked, I used to tell them how sick I was. The more I talked about being sick, the worse I got. Finally, I started saying, "I'm getting better." It took a while, but then I started to feel better, too.
I began to have an idea of my life, not as the slow shaping of achievement to fit my preconceived purposes, but as the gradual discovery and growth of a purpose which I did not know.
Most folk are about as happy as they make up their minds to be.