To say nothing, especially when speaking, is half the art of diplomacy.
Our actions are the results of our intentions and our intelligence.
Love means to commit yourself without guarantee.
It is not to be expected that human nature will change in a day.
It’s a rare person who wants to hear what he doesn’t want to hear.
Habit, if not resisted, soon becomes necessity.
I am, indeed, a king, because I know how to rule myself.
My mind’s my kingdom.
Is freedom anything else than the right to live as we wish? Nothing else.
If something comes to life in others because of you, then you have made an approach to immortality.
In matters of conscience, first thoughts are best. In matters of prudence, last thoughts are best.
Fall down seven times, get up eight.
When someone is impatient and says, “I haven’t got all day,” I always wonder, How can that be? How can you not have all day?
Death is caused by swallowing small amounts of saliva over a long period of time.
There’s no present. There’s only the immediate future and the recent past.
I’m always relieved when someone is delivering a eulogy and I realize I’m listening to it.
One can never know for sure what a deserted area looks like.