After all is said and done, more is said than done.
If you choose bad companions, no one will believe that you are anything but bad yourself.
If A is a success in life, then A equals x plus y plus z. Work is x; y is play; and z is keeping your mouth shut.
Possessions, outward success, publicity, luxury – to me these have always been contemptible. I believe that a simple and unassuming manner of life is best for everyone, best for both the body and the mind.
Weakness of attitude becomes weakness of character.
I don’t know a single writer who wasn’t a reader first.
The greatest ability is availability. If we are not available to God, no matter what other kinds of ability we have, our ability is no good. Ability without availability is a liability.
Availability means that there is a sense of preparedness and readiness.
In poverty and other misfortunes of life, true friends are a sure refuge. The young they keep out of mischief; to the old they are a comfort and aid in their weakness, and those in the prime of life they incite to noble deeds.
He who has never learned to obey cannot be a good commander.
Never allow the fear of striking out keep you from playing the game!