Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work.
It is impossible to underrate human intelligence--beginning with one's own.
In the beginning there was nothing. God said, 'Let there be light' And there was light. There was still nothing, but you could see it a whole lot better.
The lion and the calf shall lie down together but the calf won't get much sleep.
We do not attract what we want, But what we are.
E.L. Or if, uh, you're too wasted to remember- it is not cheating. Because if you can't really remember it, it never really took place.
I'd the upbringing a nun would envy and that's the truth. Until I was fifteen I was more familiar with Africa than my own body.
The United States is a nation of laws badly written and randomly enforced.
It is not because angels are holier than men or devils that makes them angels, but because they do not expect holiness from one another, but from God only.
But when you start disagreeing with the answers, you've got a problem.
Science without religion is lame, religion without science is blind.
Never offend people with style when you can offend them with substance.
The difficulty of literature is not to write, but to write what you mean not to affect your reader, but to affect him precisely as you wish.
A ready way to lose your friend is to lend him money. Another equally ready way to lose him is to refuse to lend him money. It is six of one and a half dozen of the other.
Formal education will earn you a living, self-education make you a fortune.
Out of the frying pan into the fire.
The most certain test by which we judge whether a country is really free is the amount of security enjoyed by minorities.
Nobody, as long as he moves about among the chaotic currents of life, is without trouble.
My defenses were so great. The cocky rock and roll hero who knows all the answers was actually a terrified guy who didn't know how to cry. Simple.
And while the law of competition may be sometimes hard for the individual, it is best for the race, because it ensures the survival of the fittest in every department.