No one means all he says, and yet very few say all they mean, for words are slippery and thought is viscous.
—Henry Adams (American Journalist)
Courage that grows from constitution often forsakes a man when he has occasion for it; courage which arises from a sense of duty acts in a uniform manner.
—Joseph Addison (English Essayist)
Strength does not come from winning. Your struggles develop your strengths. When you go through hardships and decide not to surrender, that is strength.
—Arnold Schwarzenegger (Austrian-born American Actor)
We can live without religion and meditation, but we cannot survive without human affection.
—The 14th Dalai Lama (Tibetan Buddhist Religious Leader)
The wheel of change moves on, and those who were down go up and those who were up go down.
—Jawaharlal Nehru (Indian Head of State)
Success is dangerous. One begins to copy oneself, and to copy oneself is more dangerous than to copy others. It leads to sterility.
—Pablo Picasso (Spanish Painter)
And truly it demands something godlike in him who cast off the common motives of humanity and ventured to trust himself for a taskmaster.
—Ralph Waldo Emerson (American Philosopher)
Ugliness creates bitterness. Ugliness is an eroding force on the people of our land. We are all here to try to change that.
—Lady Bird Johnson (American Entrepreneur)