At a dinner party one should eat wisely but not too well, and talk well but not too wisely.
Try to learn something about everything and everything about something.
Do not pray for tasks equal to your powers; pray for powers equal to your tasks.
Better to write for yourself and have no public, than to write for the public and have no self.
You don't write because you want to say something; you write because you've got something to say.
There is a great deal of difference between the eager man who wants to read a book and the tired man who wants a book to read.
It's not the hours you put in your work that count, it's work you put in the hours.
A man has his clothes made to fit him; a woman makes herself fit her clothes.
To a woman the first kiss is just the end of the beginning but to a man it is the beginning of the end.
A man who dares to waste one hour of time has not discovered the value of life.
~ Charles Darwin
All life is an experiment. The more experiments you make the better.
~ Ralph Waldo Emerson
All the art of living lies in a fine mingling of letting go and holding on.
~ Henry Ellis
Any idiot can face a crisis - it's day to day living that wears you out.
~ Anton Chekhov
Believe that life is worth living and your belief will help create the fact.
~ William James