How many years you have to keep on doing, until you know what to do and how to do!
A great part of courage is the courage of having done the thing before.
Judgment can be acquired only by acute observation, by actual experience in the school of life, by ceaseless alertness to learn from others, by study of the activities of men who have made notable marks, by striving to analyze the everyday play of causes and effects, by constant study of human nature.
If you want to be respected by others, the great thing is to respect yourself.
Only he is successful in his business who makes that pursuit which affords him the highest pleasure sustain him.
Beauty is everlasting And dust is for a time.
If you're a champion, you have to have it in your heart.
Perhaps if you address the lady Most politely, most politely, Flatter and impress the lady Most politely, most politely, Humbly beg and humbly sue, She may deign to look on you.
The man who has done nothing but wait for his ship to come in has already missed the boat.
In Maine we have a saying that there's no point in speaking unless you can improve on silence.
I know that's a secret, for it's whispered everywhere.
Courage is fear that has said its prayers.
Every newspaper editor owes tribute to the devil.
You're happiest while you're making the greatest contribution.
Failure changes for the better, success for the worse.
Any event, once it has occurred, can be made to appear inevitable by a competent historian.
Life is the first gift, love is the second, and understanding the third.
If life is a comedy to him who thinks, and a tragedy to him who feels, it is a victory to him who believes.
We need old friends to help us grow old and new friends to help us stay young.
As far as beauty is concerned, in order to be confident we must accept that the way we look and feel is our own responsibility.