Routine is a ground to stand on, a wall to retreat to; we cannot draw on our boots without bracing ourselves against it.
Goodness is the only investment that never fails.
Goodness is the only investment which never fails.
What old people say you cannot do, you try and find that you can. Old deeds for old people, and new deeds for new.
If one advances confidently in the direction of his dreams, and endeavors to live the life which he had imagined, he will meet with a success unexpected in common hours.
I have learned this at least by my experiment: that if one advances confidently in the direction of his dreams, and endeavors to live the life which he has imagined, he will meet with a success unexpected in common hours.
If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away.
Rather than love, than money, than fame, give me truth.
The most I can do for my friend is simply to be his friend. I have no wealth to bestow on him. If he knows that I am happy in loving him, he will want no other reward. Is not friendship divine in this?
Men are born to succeed, not fail.
I would rather sit on a pumpkin and have it all to myself than be crowded on a velvet cushion.
Things do not change; we change.
He enjoys true leisure who has time to improve his soul's estate.
How can we expect a harvest of thought who have not had a seedtime of character?
The price of anything is the amount of life you exchange for it.