Everybody exists. It is only the few who live.|To live, you should have an ideal.
Intelligent people have a remarkable ability to rationalize irrational actions, to re-tell history to fit their preferred, comfortable narrative.
If you yourself are at peace, then there is at least some peace in the world.
When playing Russian roulette the fact that the first shot got off safely is little comfort for the next.
Character consists of what you do on the third and fourth tries.
—James A. Michener
If you make listening and observation your occupation you will gain much more than you can by talk.
—Robert Baden-Powell, 1st Baron Baden-Powell
The more of wisdom we know, the more we may earn. That man who seeks to learn more of his craft shall be richly rewarded.
—George Samuel Clason
If you have a strong mind,|and plant in it a firm resolve,|you can change your destiny.
Providence conceals itself in the details of human affairs, but becomes unveiled in the generalities of history.
—Alphonse de Lamartine
Brood less, smile more and serve all.
Unless I accept my faults, I will most certainly doubt my virtues.
Marriage is a coming together for better or for worse, hopefully enduring, and intimate to the degree of being sacred.
—William O. Douglas
Humanity’s greatest advances are not in its discoveries — but in how those discoveries are applied to reduce inequity.
The secret of concentration is the secret of self-discovery. You reach inside yourself to discover your personal resources, and what it takes to match them to the challenge.
To give love is true freedom; to demand love is pure slavery.
You are successful and creative only when you see an opportunity in every difficulty.
The exception proves the rule.
Fear must be entirely banished. The purified soul will fear nothing.