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)
You can do what you have to do, and sometimes you can do it even better than you think you can.
—Jimmy Carter (American Head of State)
You are not responsible for the programming you picked up in childhood. However, as an adult, you are one hundred percent responsible for fixing it.
—Ken Keyes, Jr. (American Motivational Speaker)
Our knowledge has made us cynical. Our cleverness, hard and unkind. We think too much and feel too little.
—Charlie Chaplin (British Actor)
Charm is a way of getting the answer yes without having asked any clear question.
—Albert Camus (Algerian-born French Philosopher)
I cannot discover that anyone knows enough to say definitely what is and what is not possible.
—Henry Ford (American Businessperson)
The truth comes as conqueror only because we have lost the art of receiving it as guest.
—Rabindranath Tagore (Indian Hindu Polymath)
A burnt child dreads the fire.
It seemed the world was divided into good and bad people. The good ones slept better… while the bad ones seemed to enjoy the waking hours much more.
—Woody Allen (American Actor)
Without an open-minded mind, you can never be a great success.
—Martha Stewart (American Entrepreneur)