The only way you can be successful on a post or win at it is to be at cause over it.
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.
Love may be blind but jealousy has 20-20 vision.
The only job where you start at the top, is digging a hole.
The best way to appreciate your job is to imagine yourself without one.
I have never been able to conceive how any rational being could propose happiness to himself from the exercise of power over others.
There lay certitude; there, in the daily round. All the rest hung on mere threads and trivial contingencies; you couldn't waste your time on it. The thing was to do your job as it should be done.
Boredom is a vital problem for the moralist, since at least half the sins of mankind are caused by the fear of it.
If war is ever lawful, then peace is sometimes sinful
When you trip over love, it is easy to get up. But when you fall in love, it is impossible to stand again.
The web of domination has become the web of Reason itself, and this society is fatally entangled in it.
Self-determination, the autonomy of the individual, asserts itself in the right to race his automobile, to handle his power tools, to buy a gun, to communicate to mass audiences his opinion, no matter how ignorant, how aggressive, it may be.
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