Feelings of worth can flourish only in an atmosphere where individual differences are appreciated, mistakes are tolerated, communication is open, and rules are flexible--the kind of atmosphere that is found in a nuturing family.
If you can believe it, the mind can achieve it.
Enemies, as well as lovers, come to resemble each other over a period of time.
The sure conviction that we could if we wanted to is the reason so many good minds are idle.
Love never dies a natural death. It dies because we don't know how to replenish it's source. It dies of blindness and errors and betrayals. It dies of illness and wounds it dies of weariness, of witherings, of tarnishings.
To do evil that good may come of it is for bunglers in politics as well as morals.
A chief event in life is the day in which we have encountered a mind that startled us.
Success produces success, just as money produces money.
I shut my eyes in order to see.
Words calculated to catch everyone may catch no one.
I'm not going to buy my kids an encyclopedia. Let them walk to school like I did.
If you want a quality, act as if you already had it. Try the 'as if' technique.
Share everything. Don't take things that aren't yours. Put things back where you found them.
If it were done when 'tis done, then 'twere well It were done quickly.
Journal writing is a voyage to the interior.
The secret of managing is to keep the guys who hate you away from the guys who are undecided.
The trouble is not that players have sex the night before a game. It's that they stay out all night looking for it.
There is nothing in which the birds differ more from man than the way in which they can build and yet leave a landscape as it was before.
Nothing is more damaging to a state than that cunning men pass for wise.
True friendship is like a rose. We can't realize it's beauty until it fades.