The faith that stands on authority is not faith.
It is better to lead from behind and to put others in front, especially when you celebrate victory when nice things occur. You take the front line when there is danger. Then people will appreciate your leadership.
I never think at all when I write. Nobody can do two things at the same time and do them both well.
Money is a poor man's credit card.
A man is already halfway in love with any woman who listens to him.
The man of science is a poor philosopher.
Men do not value a good deed unless it brings a reward.
A man's growth is seen in the successive choirs of his friends.
A person with a new idea is a crank until the idea succeeds.
The beginning is the most important part of the work.
Change is inevitable. Change is constant.
Action is the foundational key to all success.
The art of writing is the art of discovering what you believe.
There's only one thing that can kill the movies, and that's education.
Success is steady progress toward one's personal goals.
An artist is a dreamer consenting to dream of the actual world.
Faith is the bird that feels the light when the dawn is still dark.
To know even one life has breathed easier because you have lived. This is to have succeeded.
Men admire the man who can organize their wishes and thoughts in stone and wood and steel and brass.
There are people whose watch stops at a certain hour and who remain permanently at that age.
Life is half spent before we know what it is.
Many people take no care of their money till they come nearly to the end of it, and others do just the same with their time.
We must use time wisely and forever realize that the time is always ripe to do right.
Only a life lived for others is a life worth while.
Rule No.1: Never lose money. Rule No.2: Never forget rule No.1.
Friendship, like the immortality of the soul, is too good to be believed.
Parents are the last people on earth who ought to have children.
The only thing that interferes with my learning is my education.
I do not read advertisements. I would spend all of my time wanting things.
Some things are better than sex, and some are worse, but there's nothing exactly like it.
The real war will never get in the books.
Statistics show that of those who contract the habit of eating, very few survive.
Organisms by their design are not made to adapt too far.
Have the courage to say no. Have the courage to face the truth. Do the right thing because it is right. These are the magic keys to living your life with integrity.
Life is short and we have never too much time for gladdening the hearts of those who are travelling the dark journey with us. Oh be swift to love, make haste to be kind.
Theology is a science of mind applied to God.
When women go wrong, men go right after them.
Two things are infinite: the universe and human stupidity; and I'm not sure about the universe.
Affirmation without discipline is the beginning of delusion.
Each instant of life is a step toward death.
Patriotism is voluntary. It is a feeling of loyalty and allegiance that is the result of knowledge and belief. A patriot shows their their patriotism through their actions, by their choice.
Only our individual faith in freedom can keep us free.
For most of history, Anonymous was a woman.
We're born alone, we live alone, we die alone. Only through our love and friendship can we create the illusion for the moment that we're not alone.
At seventy-seven it is time to be in earnest.
Marriage is a great institution, but I'm not ready for an institution.
Age steals away all things, even the mind.
If you have a garden and a library, you have everything you need.
Money won't make you happy... but everybody wants to find out for themselves.
Men are so willing to respect anything that bores them.