Practice does not make perfect, perfect practice makes perfect.
In dreams and love there are no impossibilities.
My friend, why have you drifted so far away? All motion is relative, maybe it is you who have moved away by standing still.
When I was little I bragged about my firefighting father: my father would go to heaven, because if he went to hell he would put out all the fires
Anything you do can get you fired; this includes doing nothing.
Doing nothing is the most tiresome job in the world because you cannot quit and rest.
All men's miseries derive from not being able to sit in a quiet room alone.
It is following the line of least resistance that makes men and rivers crooked.
So live that you can look any man in the eye and tell him to go to hell.
Common sense is nothing more than a deposit of prejudices laid down in the mind before you reach eighteen.
Follow the crowd and you will never be followed by a crowd.
Inflation is when sitting on your nest egg doesn't give you anything to crow about.
Adversity introduces a man to himself.
The stone age was marked by man's clever use of crude tools; the information age, to date, has been marked by man's crude use of clever tools.
What you enjoy is yours; what you save for your heirs, is already not yours, but theirs.
The marks you receive in the school of experience are mostly bruises.
The temperate person's pleasures are durable because they are regular; and all their life is calm and serene, because it is innocent.
There is love enough in this world for everybody, if people will just look.
How strange to have failed as a social creature -- even criminals do not fail that way -- they are the law's Loyal Opposition, so to speak. But the insane are always mere guests on earth, eternal strangers carrying around broken decalogues that they cannot read.
Only the insane have strength enough to survive. Only the survivors determine what is sane.
What people call insincerity is simply a method by which we can multiply our personalities.
An idea ran back and forward in his head like a blind man, knocking over the solid furniture.
Make religion attractive, make good men wish it were true, and then show that it is. Worthy of reverence because it really understands human nature. Attractive because it promises true good.
People who live in glass houses should take out insurance.
Religion is insurance in this world against fire in the next.
Daddy's gone mad, hasn't he?
A person is not given integrity. It results from the relentless pursuit of honesty at all times.
Achievement is not the most important thing -- Authenticity is
Be good. And if you can't be good, be careful. And if you can't be careful, name it after me.
It is far better to be trusted and respected that it is to be liked.
Socialists ignore the side of man that is the spirit. They can provide you shelter, fill your belly with bacon and beans, treat you when you're ill, all the things guaranteed to a prisoner or a slave. They don't understand that we also dream.
The slow man with integrity will ultimately catch the swift one who has none.
The Lord doesn't ask about your ability, only your availability; and, if you prove your dependability, the Lord will increase your capability.
You think you are clever until you find out how smart you are
The test of a first-rate intelligence is the ability to hold two opposed ideas in the mind at the same time, and still retain the ability to function.
The only way that we can protect each other is if we are together. If we face things together. If we trust each other.
It is little that one gains by cleverness.
When you don't have an education, you've got to use your brains.
Intuition is what tells a wife her husband has done wrong before he thinks of doing it.
Practical observation commonly consists of collecting a few facts and loading them with guesses.
Knowledge is true opinion.
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