A man who carries a cat by the tail learns something he can learn in no other way.

Whenever you find that you are on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect.

It is better to keep your mouth closed and let people think you are a fool than to open it and remove all doubt.

Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn't do than by the ones you did do. So, throw off the bowlines, sail away from safe harbor, catch the trade winds in your sails.

The worst loneliness is not to be comfortable with yourself.

To be good is noble; but to show others how to be good is nobler and no trouble.

I sometimes wonder if our world leaders are very smart and just putting us on, or very stupid and mean it.

But the elastic heart of youth cannot be kept compressed into one constrained shape long at a time.

Profound silence; silence so deep that even their breathings were conspicuous in the hush.

Every man is born to one possession which out values all his others - his last breath.

Anyone who can only think of one way to spell a word obviously lacks imagination.