What man does not understand, he fears; and what he fears, he tends to destroy.

Those who stare at the past have their backs turned to the future.

The one whose judgment counts most in your life is the one staring back in the glass.

What most people need to learn in life is how to love people and use things instead of using people and loving things.

Sometimes the heart sees what is invisible to the eye.

Life has no rehearsals, only performances.

Life is like a beautiful melody, only the lyrics are messed up.

Opportunity may knock only once, but temptation leans on the doorbell.

Many an opportunity is lost because a man is out looking for four-leaf clovers.

The tragedy of life is not that it ends so soon, but that we wait so long to begin it.

Discretion is being able to raise your eyebrow instead of your voice.

The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched. They must be felt.

The whole world steps aside for the man who knows where he is going.

Remember, people will judge you by your actions, not your intentions. You may have a heart of gold -- but so does a hard-boiled egg.

If you fear nothing, you love nothing. If you love nothing, what joy can there be in life?

He who thinks by the inch and talks by the yard deserves to be kicked by the foot.

Perhaps one day this too will be pleasant to remember.

The atom, being for all practical purposes the stable unit of the physical plane, is a constantly changing vortex of reactions.

Sometimes the most urgent and vital thing you can do is take a complete rest.

Use what talents you possess: the woods would be very silent if no birds sang there except those that sang the best.

There is only one success- to be able to spend your life in your own way.

That which we obtain too easily, we esteem too lightly.

Success always occurs in private and failure in full public view.

Thousands of geniuses live and die undiscovered -- either by themselves or by others.

Feelings are real and legitimate; children behave and misbehave for a reason, even if adults cannot figure it out.