What seems to us as bitter trials are often blessings in disguise.
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I do not believe that material accumulation is the whole of success, and on the other hand I do not believe that true success ever excludes a sufficient possession of wealth-but wealth as a means, not as an end.
Trying to determine what is going on in the world by reading newspapers is like trying to tell the time by watching the second hand of a clock.
The partnership of mind and matter is one which has existed since the beginning of time and cannot be dissolved.
They ask me how I love you and I say in pages, in novels, in volumes. I love you like my favorite story, the one that I wake up to every day and watch unfold. And I don’t know how it ends, but I know your name is already written in the chapters of my life that I have yet to live.
When I was fourteen, my father was so ignorant I could hardly stand to have him around. When I got to be twenty-one, I was astonished at how much he had learned in seven years.
Courage is not the absence of fear, but rather the judgement that something else is more important than fear.
The only real security that a man can have in this world is a reserve of knowledge, experience and ability.
Whenever you get the idea that you are ‘fixed’ or that anything is ‘fixed’ for life, you’d better get ready for a sudden change.