There is only one way to happiness and that is to cease worrying about things which are beyond the power of our will.
Quote by Epictetus
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Nothing great is created suddenly, any more than a bunch of grapes or a fig. If you tell me that you desire a fig. I answer you that there must be time. Let it first blossom, then bear fruit, then ripen.
The key is to keep company only with people who uplift you, whose presence calls forth your best.
To accuse others for one's own misfortunes is a sign of want of education. To accuse oneself shows that one's education has begun. To accuse neither oneself nor others shows that one's education is complete.
We should not moor a ship with one anchor, or our life with one hope.
If you seek truth you will not seek victory by dishonorable means, and if you find truth you will become invincible.
First learn the meaning of what you say, and then speak.
Men are disturbed not by things, but by the view which they take of them.
Be careful to leave your sons well instructed rather than rich, for the hopes of the instructed are better than the wealth of the ignorant.
Wealth consists not in having great possessions, but in having few wants.
Is freedom anything else than the right to live as we wish? Nothing else.
The art world is molting - some would say melting. Galleries are closing museums are scaling back.
My dad takes care of me as a manager and as a dad. That's his job, you know, to take care of me. He has my best interests at heart.
We just put General Motors in the hands of people who can't even run our own government.
I was thinking that when I have children, that I should always dress as a character for them, so they think their mom is Alice in Wonderland or Cinderella.
Pick the day. Enjoy it - to the hilt. The day as it comes. People as they come... The past, I think, has helped me appreciate the present - and I don't want to spoil any of it by fretting about the future.
Religiosity turns out to be the best indicator of civic involvement: it's more accurate than education, age, income, gender or race.
And fifth, we will champion small businesses, America's engine of job growth. That means reducing taxes on business, not raising them. It means simplifying and modernizing the regulations that hurt small business the most. And it means that we must rein in the skyrocketing cost of healthcare by repealing and replacing Obamacare.
Our pets rely on us entirely for their nutrition. So if you're making your own judgments, that could lead to a mistake. At the same time, we have more control over our pet's diet than we do with our children or with ourselves, so your vet can tell you what is appropriate for your dog and you can assign them that.
Wisdom, compassion, and courage are the three universally recognized moral qualities of men.
Lawyers, I suppose, were children once.