The fireworks begin today. Each diploma is a lighted match. Each one of you is a fuse.
The difference between what the most and the least learned people know is inexpressibly trivial in relation to that which is unknown.
The mind has a thousand eyes. And the heart but one Yet the life of a whole life dies When love is done.
A little government and a little luck are necessary in life, but only a fool trusts either of them.
Josh Billings said, It is not only the most difficult thing to know oneself, but the most inconvenient one, too. Human beings have always employed an enormous variety of clever devices for running away from themselves, and the modern world is particularly rich in such stratagems.
You couldn't even prove the White House staff sane beyond a reasonable doubt.
Wise are those who learn that the bottom line doesn't always have to be their top priority.
There are admirable potentialities in every human being. Believe in your strength and your youth. Learn to repeat endlessly to yourself, 'It all depends on me.'
A desk is a dangerous place from which to watch the world.
And if it all falls apart, I will know deep in my heart, the only dream that mattered had come true. In this life, I was loved by you.