If life begins at 40, what is it that ends at 39?
Music is the art which is most nigh to tears and memory.
What chance gathers she easily scatters. A great person attracts great people and knows how to hold them together.
Johann von Goethe
Love is the greatest refreshment in life.
Why should we be in such desperate haste to succeed, and in such desperate enterprises? If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer.
Henry David Thoreau
Thought expands, but paralyzes; action animates, but narrows.
Most people are far too much occupied with themselves to be malicious.
Love and doubt have never been on speaking terms.
Guilt is perhaps the most painful companion of death.
Nothing is to be rated higher than the value of the day.
Happy is the person who knows what to remember of the past, what to enjoy in the present, and what to plan for in the future.
Arnold H. Glasow
Enthusiasm is that temper of the mind in which the imagination has got the better of the judgment.
We always have time enough, if we will but use it aright.
One always has time enough, if one will apply it well.
If God treats you well by teaching you a disastrous lesson, you never forget it.
For seventeen hundred years the Christian sect has done nothing but harm
Traveling is like gambling: it is always connected with winning and losing, and generally where it is least expected we receive, more or less than what we hoped for.
But now I realize that this record business really needs me. No one else is trying to take a chance or do something different.
Great is truth, but still greater, from a practical point of view, is silence about truth.
We have always found the Irish a bit odd. They refuse to be English.
If thou be industrious to procure wealth, be generous in the disposal of it. Man never is so happy as when he giveth happiness unto another.
Edward G. Bulwer-Lytton
It is easier to perceive error than to find truth, for the former lies on the surface and is easily seen, while the latter lies in the depth, where few are willing to search for it.
It often seems to me that art conceals the artist far more completely than it ever reveals him.
Companies, to date, have often used the excuse that they are only beholden to their shareholders, but we need shareholders to think of themselves as stakeholders in the well being of society as well.
To know someone here or there with whom you can feel there is understanding in spite of distances or thoughts expressed -- That can make life a garden.
The greatest virtues are those which are most useful to other persons.
I think a lot of women innately know how to play their hand. I'm not a big one for the rules.
The man of understanding finds everything laughable.
No man ever believes that the Bible means what it says: He is always convinced that it says what he means.
George Bernard Shaw
Few women, I fear, have had such reason as I have to think the long sad years of youth were worth living for the sake of middle age.
Dwight D. Eisenhower
When you explore your fears then you set yourself free.
So long as you live and work, you will be misunderstood; to that you must resign yourself once and for all. Be silent!
I've never had anyone define purity. You probably can't define purity. Purity is to live according to original design.
We laugh at honor and are shocked to find traitors in our midst.
Some of our weakness is born in us, some of it comes through education; it is a big question as to which gives us the most trouble.
He that gives good advice, builds with one hand he that gives good counsel and example, builds with both but he that gives good admonition and bad example, builds with one hand and pulls down with the other.
What we might call, by way of eminence, the Dismal Science
No one should be rich except those who understand it.
Like I said, I'm more worried long term about the environmental issues then the use of arms.
The wealth that cannot be administered is a burden.
Agriculture not only gives riches to a nation, but the only riches she can call her own.
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