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Each 24 hours, the world turns over on someone who was sitting on top of it.
There are two kinds of people in this world, good and bad.
The good people sleep better, but the bad people tend to have more fun
during the waking hours.
Anyone can get angry-this is easy. But to get angry with the right person, at the right degree, at the right time, for the right reason and in the right way-this is not easy.
Barrie, James M.
God gave us our memories so that we might have roses in December.
The defect of equality is that we desire it only with our superiors.
Love looks through a telescope; envy, through a microscope.
Expect people to be better than they are; it helps them to become better. But don't be disappointed when they are not; it helps them to keep trying.
To treat your facts with imagination is one thing,
but to imagine your facts is another.
If you risk nothing, then you risk everything.
Never close your lips to those to whom you have opened your heart.
There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle.
The secret to creativity is knowing how to hide your sources.
Gravitation can not be held responsible
for people falling in love.
They say TV really is still in its infancy, which helps to explain why you have to get up so often to change it.
I saw a star, I reached for it, I missed. So I accepted the sky.
In three words I can sum up everything I've learned about life:
it goes on.
When you find yourself in a hole, stop digging.
When I hear somebody sigh, 'Life is hard,' I am always tempted to ask, 'Compared to what?
The eyes shout what the lips fear to say.
If time is not real, then the dividing line between this world and eternity, between suffering and bliss, between good and evil, is also an illusion.
It is easier to love humanity as a whole than to love one's neighbor.
Holmes, Oliver Wendell
The young man knows the rules, but the old man knows the exceptions.
The difficulty is not so great to die for a friend, as to find a friend worth dying for.
Advice is what we ask for when we already know the answer but wish we didn't.
If there is anything we wish to change in the child, we should first examine it and see whether it is something that could better be changed in ourselves.
Show me a sane man and I will cure
him for you.
Good judgment comes from experience, and experience comes from bad judgment.
The reason grandparents and grandchildren get along so well is that they have a common enemy.
Suspicion often creates what it suspects.
Everything that used to be a sin is now a disease.
If ever I reach heaven, I expect to find three wonders there: first, to meet some I had not thought to see there; second, to miss some I had expected to see there; and third, the greatest wonder of all, to find myself there.
Whatever does not destroy me makes me stronger.
We don't see things as they are, we see them as we are.
Only put off until tomorrow what you are willing to die having left undone.
Once I drew like Raphael but it has
taken me a lifetime to draw like a child.
Americans will put up with anything provided it doesn't block traffic.
Courage is not the absence of fear, but rather the judgment that something else is more important than fear.
Even if you're on the right track, you'll get run over if you just sit there.
Runes, Dagobert D.
You cannot train a horse with shouts and expect it to obey a whisper.
Suspicion always haunts the guilty mind.
Shaw, George Bernard
The man with a toothache thinks everyone happy whose teeth are sound. The poverty-stricken man makes the same mistake about the rich man.
Shedd, John A.
A ship in harbor is safe--but that is not what ships are for.
Love is what you've been through with somebody.
It's not a question of who's going to throw the first stone; it's a question of who's going to start building with it.
I intend to live forever. So far, so good.
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