A successful man is one who can lay a firm foundation with the bricks others have thrown at him.

Opportunities are usually disguised as hard work, so most people don't recognize them.

You can only be young once. But you can always be immature.

Life has taught me to think, but thinking has not taught me to live.

Love unlocks doors and opens windows that were not even there before.

The whole purpose of education is to turn mirrors into windows.

 image quote by Sydney J. Harris

It is surprising how many persons go through life without ever recognizing that their feelings toward other people are largely determined by their feeling toward themselves, and if you are not comfortable within yourself, you can't be comfortable with others.

If you take care of your mind, you take care of the world.

The true measure of a man is how he treats someone who can do him absolutely no good.

Some people believe holding on and hanging in there are signs of great strength. However, there are times when it takes much more strength to know when to let go and then do it.

Comfort the afflicted, and afflict the comfortable.

I think laughter may be a form of courage.

As humans we sometimes stand tall and look into the sun and laugh, and I think we are never more brave than when we do that.

Books, I found, had the power to make time stand still, retreat or fly into the future.

 image quote by David Brinkley

A successful man is one who can lay a firm foundation with the bricks others have thrown at him.

The time to relax is when you don't have time for it.

Speak when you are angry and you will make the best speech you will ever regret.

The problem with most people is that they think with their hopes or fears or wishes rather than their minds.

A successful marriage requires falling in love many times, always with the same person.

People who fight fire with fire usually end up with ashes.

When we have 'second thoughts' about something, our first thoughts don't seem like thoughts at all - just feelings.

 image quote by Anna Quindlen

We read in bed because reading is halfway between life and dreaming.

A purely objective viewpoint does not exist in the cosmos or in politics.

Courage is being afraid but going on anyhow.

All are lunatics, but he who can analyze his delusion is called a philosopher.

Saint. A dead sinner revised and edited.

The real sin against life is to abuse and destroy beauty, even one's own --even more, one's own, for that has been put in our care and we are responsible for its well-being.

Experience is that marvelous thing that enables you to recognize a mistake when you make it again.

 image quote by Larry Elder

A goal without a plan is just a wish.

I hate to advocate drugs, alcohol, violence, or insanity to anyone, but they've always worked for me.

Egotist. A person of low taste, more interested in himself than me.

Memory always obeys the commands of the heart.

If a small thing has the power to make you angry, does that not indicate something about your size?

Life is not so much about beginnings and endings as it is about going on and on and on. It is about muddling through the middle.

Call it a clan, call it a network, call it a tribe, call it a family: Whatever you call it, whoever you are, you need one.

 image quote by Abigail Van Buren

If you want your children to turn out well, spend twice as much time with them, and half as much money.

More things in politics happen by accident or exhaustion than happen by conspiracy.

The healthy, the strong individual, is the one who asks for help when he needs it. Whether he has an abscess on his knee or in his soul.

When I hear somebody sigh, 'Life is hard,' I am always tempted to ask, 'Compared to what?'

The world is not growing worse and it is not growing better -- it is just turning around as usual.

When man meets an obstacle he can't destroy, he destroys himself.

THE EDGE, there is no honest way to explain it because the only people who really know where it is are the ones who have gone over.

 image quote by Tom Brokaw

It's easy to make a buck. It's a lot tougher to make a difference.

You can become a winner only if you are willing to walk over the edge.

Happiness is something that comes into our lives through doors we don't even remember leaving open.

I am all for people having their heart in the right place;

but the right place for a heart is not inside the head.

The urge to gamble is so universal and its practice so pleasurable that I assume it must be evil.

Books are the plane, and the train, and the road.

They are the destination, and the journey. They are home.

Cooking is like love. It should be entered into with abandon or not at all.

 image quote by Ann Landers

No one ever drowned in their own sweat.

The best things in life aren't things.

Opportunity rarely knocks on your door.

Knock rather on opportunity's door if you ardently wish to enter.

We can choose between the future and the past, between reason and ignorance, between true compassion and mere ideology.

The sign of an intelligent people is their ability to control emotions by the application of reason.

Like what you do, if you don't like it, do something else.

Whether it is the best of times or the worst of times, it is only time we have.

 image quote by Ira Glass

Great stories happen to those who can tell them.

Age is not measured by years. Nature does not equally distribute energy. Some people are born old and tired while others are going strong at seventy.

We are all mortal until the first kiss and the second glass of wine.