Facts are stubborn things.
It is good to act as if. It is even better to grow to the point where it is no longer an act.
A good friend is my nearest relation.
All business proceeds on beliefs, or judgment of probabilities, and not on certainties.
Emotional maturity is the ability to stick to a job and to struggle through until it is finished, to endure unpleasantness, discomfort and frustration.
My thoughts by night are often filled With visions false as fair: For in the past alone, I build My castles in the air.
It is less important to redistribute wealth than it is to redistribute opportunity.
In prayer it is better to have a heart without words than words without a heart.
Idleness is the holiday of fools.
The reason why lovers are never wary of one another is this - they are always talking of themselves.
If your prayer is selfish, the answer will be something that will rebuke your selfishness. You may not recognize it as having come at all, but it is sure to be there.
Do unto the other feller the way he'd like to do unto you an' do it fust.
Only passions, great passions, can elevate the soul to great things.
Chance makes our parents, but choice makes our friends.
Love makes the wildest spirit tame, and the tamest spirit wild.
So long as we love we serve; so long as we are loved by others, I would almost say that we are indispensable; and no man is useless while he has a friend.
The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy.
Schoolmasters and parents exist to be grown out of.
I exercise self-control and never touch any beverage stronger than gin before breakfast.
Doing easily what others find is difficult is talent; doing what is impossible for talent is genius.