The difficult I can do today. The impossible will take a little longer.
There are some times when silence has loudest voice.
A Pessimist is somebody who complains about the noise when opportunity knocks.
Maybe you should bite the hand that feeds you, if it prevents you from feeding yourself.
Personality can open doors, but only character can keep them open.
Never stand begging for what you have the power to earn.
In real love, you want the other person’s good.
In romantic love, you want the other person.
If you love life, life will love you back.
The tragedy of life is not that it ends so soon, but that we wait so long to begin it.
When you do the common things in life in an uncommon way, you will command the attention of the world.
No person is your friend who demands your silence, or denies your right to grow.
Whenever I climb I am followed by a dog called ‘Ego’.
Small opportunities are often the beginning of great enterprises.
Love at first sight is easy to understand; it is when two people have been looking at each other for a lifetime that it becomes a miracle.
Work for something because it is good, not just because it stands a chance to succeed.
The true measure of a man is how he treats someone who can do him absolutely no good.
Happiness is good health and a bad memory.
In any contest between power and patience, bet on patience.
The greatest pleasure in life is to do what people say you cannot do.
You always pass failure on the way to success.
Knowledge is proud that he has learned so much; Wisdom is humble that he knows no more.
Habit is either the best of servants, or the worst of masters.
I am a fellow citizen of all men who think ‘Truth is my country’.
Two things we ought to learn from history:
One, that we are not in ourselves superior to our fathers; another, that we are shamefully inferior to them, if we do not advance beyond them.
Be ashamed to die until you have won some victory for humanity.
Power is not revealed by striking hard or often, but by striking true.
There is no such test of a man’s superiority of character as in the well-conducting of an unavoidable quarrel.
The desire of one man to live on the fruits of another’s labor is the original sin of the world.
A person always doing his or her best becomes a natural leader, just by example.
After a time, you may find that “having” is not so pleasing a thing, after all, as “wanting”. It is not logical, but it is often true.
I have learned silence from the talkative, toleration from the intolerant, and kindness from the unkind; yet strange, I am ungrateful to these teachers.
If you can survive 11 days in cramped quarters with a friend and come out laughing, your friendship is the real deal.
Better do something imperfectly than to do nothing flawlessly.
Relationships break down due to lack of communication, turning soulmates into roommates and then, no mates.
The happiness and misery of men depend no less on temper than fortune.
Keep your face to the sunshine and you cannot see the shadows.
We many not return the affection of those who like us, but we always respect their good judgment.
Suspicion always haunts the guilty mind.
Men who do things without being told draw the most wages.
I was always happy,
When I was watching you become a star,
But you were only happy,
When the world was opening up my scars.
The art of leadership is saying no, not saying yes. It is very easy to say yes.
Morality is simply the attitude we adopt towards people whom we dislike.
Never replicate a successful experiment.
Talk is cheap because supply exceeds demand.
The trouble with being punctual is that nobody’s there to appreciate it.
Money is like a sixth sense – and you can’t make use of the other five without it.
Until you’ve lost your reputation, you never realize what a burden it was or what freedom really is.
If you have no confidence in self, you are twice defeated in the race of life. With confidence, you have won before you have started.
A lot of what passes for depression these days is nothing more than a body saying that it needs work.
Optimism is the madness of insisting that all is well when we are miserable.