The human heart in its perversity finds it hard to escape hatred and revenge.
Hell, madame, is to love no longer.
When fear seizes, change what you are doing. You are doing something wrong.
Coercive power is the curse of the universe; coactive power, the enrichment and advancement of every human soul.
There is little serenity comparable to the serenity of the inexperienced giving advice to the experienced.
Victory is sweetest when you've known defeat.
Extreme busyness, whether at school, or college, kirk or market, is a symptom of deficient vitality; and a faculty for idleness implies a catholic appetite and a strong sense of personal identity.
Every human being is trying to say something to others. Trying to cry out I am alive, notice me! Speak to me! Confirm that I am important, that I matter!
Parliament is the longest running farce in the West End.
Luck is good planning, carefully executed.
Cease to inquire what the future has in store, and take as a gift whatever the day brings forth.
It is only fools who keep straining at high C all their lives.
We learn from experience. A man never wakes up his second baby just to see it smile.
Life delights in life.
Enthusiasm for one's goal lessens the disagreeableness of working toward it.
It is astonishing how short a time it takes for very wonderful things to happen.
Don't blame the mirror if your face is faulty.
Believe that with your feelings and your work you are taking part in the greatest; the more strongly you cultivate this belief, the more will reality and the world go forth from it.
It's hard to detect good luck-it looks so much like something you've earned.
It is possible to live in San Francisco for $35,000 a year. Obviously, that doesn't include food or lodging.