Age is not a particularly interesting subject. Anyone can get old. All you have to do is live long enough.
—Groucho Marx (American Actor)
He abused me, he beat me, he defeated me, he robbed me,–in those who do not harbour such thoughts hatred will cease.
—The Dhammapada (Buddhist Anthology of Verses)
Winning is a habit. Unfortunately, so is losing.
—Vince Lombardi (American Sportsperson)
The guilty think all talk is of themselves.
—Geoffrey Chaucer (English Poet)
There are compensations for growing older. One is the realization that to be sporting isn’t at all necessary. It is a great relief to reach this stage of wisdom.
—Cornelia Otis Skinner (American Dramatist)
You can never get enough of the things you don’t need, because the things you don’t need can never satisfy.
—Marvin J. Ashton (American Mormon Religious Leader)
All paths are present, always… and we can but choose among them.
—Jacqueline Carey (American Novelist)
Man is the creature of circumstances.
—Robert Owen (British Social Reformer)
Be tough where you must be, kind where you can be.
—Marty Nemko (American Career Coach, Author)
Spirituality is neither the privilege of the poor nor the luxury of the rich. It is the choice of the wise man.
—Swami Chinmayananda (Indian Hindu Teacher)
Good ideas are not adopted automatically. They must be driven into practice with courageous patience.
—Hyman G. Rickover (American Military Leader)
That is true wisdom, to know how to alter one’s mind when occasion demands it.
—Terence (Ancient Roman Playwright)
A man must be obedient to the promptings of his innermost heart.
—Robertson Davies (Canada Journalist)
Doubt is the incentive to truth and inquiry leads the way.
—Hosea Ballou (American Universalist Clergyman)
The more specific and measurable your goal, the more quickly you will be able to identify, locate, create, and implement the use of the necessary resources for its achievement.
—Charles J. Givens (American Self-Help Writer)