Life is like a beautiful melody, only the lyrics are messed up.
Knowing trees, I understand the meaning of patience. Knowing grass, I can appreciate persistence.
After all is said and done, a lot more will have been said than done.
It’s easy to get lost in thought if it’s not familiar territory to you.
If wisdom were on sale in the open market, the stupid would not even ask the price.
If voting changed anything, they’d make it illegal.
Some people lose their health getting wealth and then lose their wealth gaining health.
A great fortune in the hands of a fool is a great misfortune.
We always prefer war on our terms to peace on someone else’s.
The greatest paradox of them all is to speak of “civilized warfare.”
Most people pay too much for the things they get for nothing.
Get into the habit of asking yourself if what you are doing can be handled by someone else.
Time invested in improving ourselves cuts down on time wasted in disapproving of others.
To save time is to lengthen life.
Think highly of yourself, for the world takes you at your own estimate.
What I said never changed anyone. What they understood did.
If debugging is the art of removing bugs, then programming must be the art of inserting them.
I may not agree with what you say, but I’ll fight to the death for your right to die in a fire of suspicious origin.
Women remember the first kiss, men remember the last.
Take only pictures, steal only time, leave only footprints.
An Irishman is the only man in the world who will step over the bodies of a dozen naked women to get to a bottle of stout.
Never make anything simple and efficient when a way can be found to make it complex and wonderful.
The wages of sin are unreported.
Practice random kindness and senseless acts of beauty.
It is twice as hard to crush a half-truth as a whole lie.
Lie: A very poor substitute for the truth, but the only one discovered to date.
Teach children to be polite and courteous in the home, and, when he grows up, he will never be able to edge his car onto a freeway.
Time is nature’s way of keeping everything from happening at once.
Before a diamond shows its brilliancy and prismatic colors it has to stand a good deal of cutting and smoothing.
Someone has described science as an orderly arrangement of what, at the moment, seems to be facts.
If the world were so organized that everything has to be fair, no living creature could survive for a day. The birds would be forbidden to eat worms, and everyone’s self-interest would have to be served.
Freedom is a package deal – with it comes responsibilities and consequences.
Religion is meant to be bread for daily use, not cake for special occasions.
There is a growing suspicion that what the world needs now is a religion that will cover the other six days of the week.
If someone offers to furnish a sure test, ask what the test was which made the sure test sure.