Ultimately we know deeply that the other side of every fear is a freedom.
I know of no more encouraging fact than the unquestioned ability of a man to elevate his life by conscious endeavor.
What you don't see with your eyes, don't invent with your mouth.
The mind is a wonderful thing. It starts working the minute you're born, and doesn't stop until you get up to speak in public.
Everyone is a prisoner of his own experiences. No one can eliminate prejudices - just recognize them.
There is no such thing as a little country. The greatness of a people is no more determined by their numbers than the greatness of a man is by his height.
Nothing is more fairly distributed than common sense - no one needs more of it than one already has
Each of us owes it to our spouse, our children, our friends, to be as happy as we can be. And if you don't believe me, ask a child what it's like to grow up with an unhappy parent, or ask parents what they suffer if they have an unhappy child.
Brevity is the soul of wit.
A life without love, without the presence of the beloved, is nothing but a mere magic-latern show. We draw out slide after slide, swiftly tiring of each, and pushing it back to make haste for the next.