Life is a succession of lessons which must be lived to be understood.
Nobody can bring you peace but yourself.
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.
Don't be too timid and squeamish about your actions. All life is an experiment.
As a cure for worrying, work is better than whiskey.
A man is usually more careful of his money than he is of his principles.
All generalizations are false, including this one.
God enters by a private door into every individual.
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.
The only way to have a friend is to be one.
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.
Adopt the pace of nature: her secret is patience.
Try not to become a man of success, but rather try to become a man of value.
Trust men and they will be true to you; treat them greatly and they will show themselves great.
Shallow men believe in luck. Strong men believe in cause and effect.
Force always attracts men of low morality.
Life is wasted on the living.
No change of circumstances can repair a defect of character.
Never lose an opportunity of seeing anything beautiful, for beauty is God's handwriting.
Judge of your natural character by what you do in your dreams.
Genius always finds itself a century too early.