All generalizations are false, including this one.
We convince by our presence.
Nobody can bring you peace but yourself.
Don't be too timid and squeamish about your actions. All life is an experiment.
The purpose of life is not to be happy. It is to be useful, to be honorable, to be compassionate, to have it make some difference that you have lived and lived well.
A man is usually more careful of his money than he is of his principles.
Try not to become a man of success, but rather try to become a man of value.
God enters by a private door into every individual.
The only way to have a friend is to be one.
As a cure for worrying, work is better than whiskey.
Manners require time, and nothing is more vulgar than haste.
The age of a woman doesn't mean a thing. The best tunes are played on the oldest fiddles.
Adopt the pace of nature: her secret is patience.
Absence and death are the same - only that in death there is no suffering.
We are all geniuses up to the age of ten.
I am enough of an artist to draw freely upon my imagination.
Force always attracts men of low morality.
Life is wasted on the living.
No change of circumstances can repair a defect of character.
Shallow men believe in luck. Strong men believe in cause and effect.
Men are what their mothers made them.
Trust men and they will be true to you; treat them greatly and they will show themselves great.
The sum of wisdom is that time is never lost that is devoted to work.
All I have seen teaches me to trust the creator for all I have not seen.