All love that has not friendship for its base, is like a mansion built upon sand.
If you realize too acutely how valuable time it, you are too paralyzed to do anything.
Marriage is not just spiritual communion, it is also remembering to take out the trash.
Ninety-eight percent of the adults in this country are decent, hard-working, honest Americans. It's the other lousy two percent that get all the publicity. But then -- we elected them.
The follies which a man regrets the most in his life are those which he didn't commit when he had the opportunity.
Intimate relationships cannot substitute for a life plan. But to have any meaning or viability at all, a life plan must include intimate relationships.
I don't visit my parents often because Delta Airlines won't wait in the yard while I run in.
Hope costs nothing.
Any writer worth the name is always getting into one thing or getting out of another thing.
Modern life is confusing - no "Ms. take" about it.
Nothing contributes so much to tranquilize the mind as a steady purpose -- a point on which the soul may fix its intellectual eye.
Fear is not a good teacher. The lessons of fear are quickly forgotten.
The thing that I have done throughout my life is to do the best job that I can and to be me.
Take your work seriously, but never yourself.
Truth burns up error.
To wear your heart on your sleeve isn't a very good plan; you should wear it inside, where it functions best.
Challenges make you discover things about yourself that you never really knew. They're what make the instrument stretch -- what make you go beyond the norm.
Morning comes whether you set the alarm or not.
When music fails to agree to the ear, to soothe the ear and the heart and the senses, then it has missed its point.
Regardless of how you feel inside, always try to look like a winner. Even if you are behind, a sustained look of control and confidence can give you a mental edge that results in victory.