A life spent making mistakes is not only more honourable, but more useful than a life spent doing nothing.
Common sense is instinct, and enough of it is genius.
Category: Common Sense
Do not do unto others as they would do unto you. Their tastes may not be the same
Few people think more than two or three times a year. I have made an international reputation for myself by thinking once or twice a week.
He who has never hoped can never despair.
I dread success.
To have succeeded is to have finished ones business on earth, like the male spider, who is killed by the female the moment he has succeeded in courtship.
I like a state of continual becoming, with a goal in front and not behind
Life is no brief candle to me. It is a sort of splendid torch which I have got a hold of for the moment, and I want to make it burn as brightly as possible.
People are always blaming their circumstances for what they are. I do not believe in circumstances. The people who get on in this world are the people who get up and look for the circumstances they want, and, if they cannot find them, make them.
Some men see things as they are and say why?I dream things that never were and say "Why not?"
The Golden rule is that there are no golden rules.