The secret of health for both mind and body is not to mourn for the past, worry about the future, or anticipate troubles, but to live in the present moment wisely and earnestly.
A real gentleman, even if he loses everything he owns, must show no emotion. Money must be so far beneath a gentleman that it is hardly worth troubling about.
A tear dries quickly when it is shed for troubles of others.
To the humblest among them, who may be listening to me now, I want to say that the masterpiece to which you are paying historic homage this evening is a painting which he has saved.
In its beginnings, music was merely chamber music, meant to be listened to in a small space by a small audience.
If one plays good music, people don't listen and if one plays bad music people don't talk.
Man is fond of counting his troubles, but he does not count his joys. If he counted them up as he ought to, he would see that every lot has enough happiness provided for it.
He listens well who takes notes.
I don't pity any man who does hard work worth doing. I admire him. I pity the creature who does not work, at whichever end of the social scale he may regard himself as being.
Love feels no burden, thinks nothing of trouble, attempts what is above its strength, pleads no excuse of impossibility; for it thinks all things lawful for itself, and all things possible.
No man can purchase his virtue too dear, for it is the only thing whose value must ever increase with the price it has cost us. Our integrity is never worth so much as when we have parted with our all to keep it.
It is foolish to tear one's hair in grief, as though sorrow would be made less with baldness.
I remember one day sitting at the pool and suddenly the tears were streaming down my cheeks. Why was I so unhappy? I had success. I had security. But it wasn't enough. I was exploding inside.
If God listened to the prayers of men, all men would quickly have perished: for they are forever praying for evil against one another.
My mother had a great deal of trouble with me, but I think she enjoyed it.
Disney has the best casting. If he doesn't like an actor he just tears him up.
No civilization other than that which is Christian, is worth seeking or possessing.
All men who have turned out worth anything have had the chief hand in their own education.
To appreciate the noble is a gain which can never be torn from us.
A man's friendships are one of the best measures of his worth.
The busy have no time for tears.
A book worth reading is worth buying.
When I talk about having good hearing, I don't mean just listening, but listening to yourself. When I talk about good eyesight, I don't mean just looking, but looking at yourself.
The beauty, the poetry of the fear in their eyes. I didn't mind going to jail for, what, five, six hours? It was absolutely worth it.
It takes two to get one in trouble.