Ever tried. Ever failed. No matter. Try again. Fail Better.
Keep your friends for friendship, but work with the skilled and competent.
Where there are friends there is wealth.
The true way to gain much, is never to desire to gain too much.
Let no man fear to die, we love to sleep all, and death is but the sounder sleep.
You are not angry with people when you laugh at them. Humor teaches tolerance.
No matter. Try again. Fail again. Fail better.
There is love of course. And then there's life, its enemy.
Hope is the feeling you have that the feeling you have isn't permanent.
Pain makes man think. Thought makes man wise. Wisdom makes life endurable.
'He means well' is useless unless he does well.
Maybe all one can do is hope to end up with the right regrets.
What do I know of man's destiny? I could tell you more about radishes.
Never be afraid to sit awhile and think.
To acquire the habit of reading is to construct for yourself a refuge from almost all the miseries of life.
A friend who is near and dear may in time become as useless as a relative.
No man is wise enough by himself.
The unfortunate thing about this world is that the good habits are much easier to give up than the bad ones.
The future will one day be the present and will seem as unimportant as the present does now.
It is impossible to go through life without trust: that is to be imprisoned in the worst cell of all, oneself.
A belief is not merely an idea the mind possesses, it is an idea that possesses the mind.
I've always been interested in people, but I've never liked them.
Strength was the virtue of paganism; obedience is the virtue of Christianity.
Those that vow the most are the least sincere.
One-half of knowing what you want is knowing what you must give up before you get it.
It's a funny thing about life: if you refuse to accept anything but the best, you very often get it.
Art must take reality by surprise.
Never make the mistake of thinking that you elevate yourself by humiliating people.
The greatest talents often lie buried out of sight.
A patient mind is the best remedy for trouble.
Every man, however wise, needs the advice of some sagacious friend in the affairs of life.
He entered the territory of lies without a passport for return.
The worlds a stage and most of us are desperately unrehearsed.
Anyone can be heroic from time to time, but a gentleman is something you have to be all the time.
Heresy is another word for freedom of thought.
Minds are like flowers. If you let it sit there without soaking anything up, it will dry up.
You're on Earth. There's no cure for that.
Wisdom is not attained by years, but by ability.
No one but a fool is always right.
Nothing but heaven itself is better than a friend who is really a friend.
What you get free costs too much.
I like long walks, especially when they are taken by people who annoy me.
When of a gossiping circle it was asked, What are they doing? The answer was, Swapping lies.
Take care of him. And make him feel important. And if you can do that, you'll have a happy and wonderful marriage. Like two out of every ten couples.
Words are all we have.
A wise traveler never depreciates their own country.
Morality comes with the sad wisdom of age, when the sense of curiosity has withered.
Some people carry their heart in their head and some carry their head in their heart. The trick is to keep them apart yet working together.
The greater the obstacle, the more glory in overcoming it.
No one can be so welcome a guest that he will not annoy his host after three days.
The surest way to fail is not to determine to succeed.
People who ask for your criticism want only praise.
Things are beautiful if you love them.
Easier to climb up, than to just hang on.
He who never leaves his country is full of prejudices
It is not only for what we do that we are held responsible, but also for what we do not do.
Weak minds sink under prosperity as well as adversity; but strong and deep ones have two high tides.
Modesty is a quality in a lover more praised by the women than liked.