Life can only be understood backwards but it must be lived forwards.
The future you shall know when it has come. Before then, forget it .
One's own thought is one's world. What a person thinks is what he becomes.
Miguel de Cervantes
Time ripens all things. No man is born wise.
Sir Walter Besant
I am afraid we must make the world honest before we can honestly say to our children that honesty is the best policy
The most difficult thing in the world is to know how to do a thing and to watch someone else do it wrong, without comment.
"If every body minded their own business," the Duchess said in a hoarse growl, "the world would go round a good deal faster than it does."
If you're in a card game and you don't know who the sucker is, you're it .
James F. Byrnes
Too many people are thinking of security instead of opportunity. They seem more afraid of life than death.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
We boil at different degrees.
Service to others is the rent you pay for your room here on earth.
Life is a great big canvas. Throw all the paint you can at it.
You gain strength, courage and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face. You are able to say to yourself , "I lived through this horror. I can take the next thing that comes along."
Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.
On the whole, human beings want to be good, but not too good and not quite all the time.
John R. Wooden
Be more concerned with your character than your reputation, because your character is what you really are, while your reputation is merely what others think you are.
Education is the best provision for the journey to old age.
I am never afraid of what I know.
Never be haughty to the humble. Never be humble to the haughty.
George F Will
It i s extraordinary how extraordinary the ordinary person is.
Contemplate thy powers, contemplate thy wants and thy connections; so shalt thou discover the duties of life, and be directed in all thy ways.