If you tell the truth, you don’t have to remember anything.
The secret of getting ahead is getting started.
Never put off till tomorrow what may be done day after tomorrow just as well.
Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn’t do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.
Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you, too, can become great.
Give every day the chance to become the most beautiful in your life.
We are in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars.
Do the right thing. It will gratify some people and astonish the rest.
Don’t wait. The time will never be just right.
Do something every day that you don’t want to do. This is the golden rule for acquiring the habit of doing your duty without pain.
Life is short, break the rules. Forgive quickly, kiss slowly. Love truly. Laugh uncontrollably and never regret anything that makes you smile.
It’s not the size of the dog in the fight, it’s the size of the fight in the dog
Get your facts first, then you can distort them as you please.
You can’t depend on your eyes when your imagination is out of focus.
A man’s character may be learned from the adjectives which he habitually uses in conversation.
Better to keep your mouth shut and appear stupid than to open it and remove all doubt.
Age is an issue of mind over matter. If you don’t mind, it doesn’t matter.
Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect.
Good friends, good books, and a sleepy conscience: this is the ideal life.
Kindness is the language which the deaf can hear and the blind can see.
To succeed in life, you need two things: ignorance and confidence.
Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear – not absence of fear.
The fear of death follows from the fear of life. A man who lives fully is prepared to die at any time.
I have never let my schooling interfere with my education.
The man who does not read has no advantage over the man who cannot read.
Don’t go around saying the world owes you a living. The world owes you nothing. It was here first.
A lie can travel half way around the world while the truth is putting on its shoes.