The essence of intelligence is skill in extracting meaning from everyday experience.

The words you speak today should be soft and tender. . . for tomorrow you may have to eat them.

Love is my Sword, Goodness my Armor, And Humor my Shield.

We are drowning in information and starved for knowledge.

If you make the world a little better, then you have accomplished a great deal.

It is difficult for sorrow to intrude on a busy life.

Immortality lies not in the things you leave behind, but in the people your life has touched.

Man is a gregarious creature, more so in mind than in body. He may like to go alone for a walk but he hates to stand alone in his opinion.

Programming today is a race between software engineers stirring to build bigger and better idiot-proof programs, and the universe trying to produce bigger and better idiots. So far, the universe is winning.

A wise man can see more from the bottom of a well than a fool can from a mountain top.

Nobody trips over mountains. It is the small pebble that causes you to stumble. Pass all the pebbles in your path and you will find you have crossed the mountain.

If you listened hard enough the first time, you might have heard what I meant to say.

The really happy person is one who can enjoy the scenery when on a detour.

Tact is the art of making a point without making an enemy.

Beware of the half truth. You may have gotten hold of the wrong half.

The only real failure in life is the failure to try.

He who ceases to learn cannot adequately teach.

Words lead to deeds.... They prepare the soul, make it ready, and move it to tenderness.

The heart is wiser than the intellect.

Humor - the perfect relationship of the parts to the whole.

A friend is someone who will help you move. A real friend is someone who will help you move a body.

It is with a word as with an arrow - once let it loose and it does not return.

Families are like fudge - mostly sweet with a few nuts.

Every culture has its distinctive and normal system of government. Yours is democracy, moderated by corruption. Ours is totalitarianism, moderated by assassination.

Money talks and often just says, ''Good Bye.''