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Ever tried. Ever failed. No matter. Try again. Fail Better.

Samuel Beckett
  • motivational

Keep your friends for friendship, but work with the skilled and competent.

Robert Greene
  • friends

Where there are friends there is wealth.

Plautus
  • Wealth

The true way to gain much, is never to desire to gain too much.

Francis Beaumont
  • Profit

Let no man fear to die, we love to sleep all, and death is but the sounder sleep.

Francis Beaumont
  • Death


You are not angry with people when you laugh at them. Humor teaches tolerance.

W. Somerset Maugham
  • Laughter

There is love of course. And then there's life, its enemy.

Jean Anouilh
  • Love

Hope is the feeling you have that the feeling you have isn't permanent.

Jean Kerr
  • Hope

Pain makes man think. Thought makes man wise. Wisdom makes life endurable.

John Patrick
  • Wisdom

'He means well' is useless unless he does well.

Plautus
  • Intention

Maybe all one can do is hope to end up with the right regrets.

Arthur Miller
  • Regret

What do I know of man's destiny? I could tell you more about radishes.

Samuel Beckett
  • Fate

To acquire the habit of reading is to construct for yourself a refuge from almost all the miseries of life.

W. Somerset Maugham
  • Reading

A friend who is near and dear may in time become as useless as a relative.

George Ade
  • Family

No man is wise enough by himself.

Plautus
  • Wisdom

The unfortunate thing about this world is that the good habits are much easier to give up than the bad ones.

W. Somerset Maugham
  • bad

The future will one day be the present and will seem as unimportant as the present does now.

W. Somerset Maugham
  • Future

It is impossible to go through life without trust: that is to be imprisoned in the worst cell of all, oneself.

Graham Greene
  • Trust

I've always been interested in people, but I've never liked them.

W. Somerset Maugham
  • People

Those that vow the most are the least sincere.

Richard Brinsley Sheridan
  • Sincerity

One-half of knowing what you want is knowing what you must give up before you get it.

Sidney Howard
  • Sacrifice

It's a funny thing about life: if you refuse to accept anything but the best, you very often get it.

W. Somerset Maugham
  • expectation

Art must take reality by surprise.

Francoise Sagan
  • art

The greatest talents often lie buried out of sight.

Plautus
  • Talent

Strength was the virtue of paganism; obedience is the virtue of Christianity.

David Hare
  • Strength

A patient mind is the best remedy for trouble.

Plautus
  • Patience

Every man, however wise, needs the advice of some sagacious friend in the affairs of life.

Plautus
  • Friends

He entered the territory of lies without a passport for return.

Graham Greene
  • DeceptionLying

Anyone can be heroic from time to time, but a gentleman is something you have to be all the time.

Luigi Pirandello
  • Gentlemen

Minds are like flowers. If you let it sit there without soaking anything up, it will dry up.

Ken Hill
  • anything

You're on Earth. There's no cure for that.

Samuel Beckett
  • life

Wisdom is not attained by years, but by ability.

Plautus
  • Wisdom

No one but a fool is always right.

David Hare
  • Fools

Nothing but heaven itself is better than a friend who is really a friend.

Plautus
  • friendship

The worlds a stage and most of us are desperately unrehearsed.

Sean O'Casey
  • Practice

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.

Neil Simon
  • marriage

Words are all we have.

Samuel Beckett
  • Words

What you get free costs too much.

Jean Anouilh
  • Value

A wise traveler never depreciates their own country.

Carlo Goldoni
  • Travel

Morality comes with the sad wisdom of age, when the sense of curiosity has withered.

Graham Greene
  • Morals

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.

David Hare
  • Heart

No one can be so welcome a guest that he will not annoy his host after three days.

Plautus
  • Guests

When of a gossiping circle it was asked, What are they doing? The answer was, Swapping lies.

Richard Brinsley Sheridan
  • Gossip

People who ask for your criticism want only praise.

W. Somerset Maugham
  • Criticism

Things are beautiful if you love them.

Jean Anouilh
  • Beauty

Easier to climb up, than to just hang on.

Ronald Harwood
  • climb

He who never leaves his country is full of prejudices

Carlo Goldoni
  • Prejudice

Weak minds sink under prosperity as well as adversity; but strong and deep ones have two high tides.

David Hare
  • Mind

Modesty is a quality in a lover more praised by the women than liked.

Richard Brinsley Sheridan
  • Humility

The surest way to fail is not to determine to succeed.

Richard Brinsley Sheridan
  • Failure

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