Sleep is the most blessed and blessing of all natural graces.
—Aldous Huxley (English Humanist)
One can pay back the loan of gold, but one lives forever in debt to those who are kind.
Luck is everything. … My good luck in life was to be a really frightened person. I’m fortunate to be a coward, to have a low threshold of fear, because a hero couldn’t make a good suspense film.
—Alfred Hitchcock (British-born American Film Director)
There are a lot of fellas with all the ability it takes to play in the major leagues, but they never make it, they always get stuck in the minor leagues because they haven’t got the guts to make the climb.
—Cookie Lavagetto (American Sportsperson)
First you jump off the cliff and you build wings on the way down.
—Ray Bradbury (American Novelist)
Something happens inside of us when we are courteous and deferential toward others. It is all part of a refining process, which if persisted in, will change our very natures.
—Gordon B. Hinckley (American Mormon Religious Leader)
The key to compassion is that it is more fun. Generosity is more fun. The means to help others is doing it by having a good time.
—Robert Thurman (American Buddhist Scholar)
Do not let the future be held hostage by the past.
—Neal A. Maxwell (American Mormon Religious Leader)