Laws control the lesser man... Right conduct controls the greater one.
Quote by Mark Twain
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My mother had a great deal of trouble with me, but I think she enjoyed it.
All generalizations are false, including this one.
If you tell the truth, you don't have to remember anything.
The lack of money is the root of all evil.
If it's your job to eat a frog, it's best to do it first thing in the morning. And If it's your job to eat two frogs, it's best to eat the biggest one first.
The very ink with which history is written is merely fluid prejudice.
Few things are harder to put up with than the annoyance of a good example.
Don't go around saying the world owes you a living. The world owes you nothing. It was here first.
Honesty is the best policy - when there is money in it.
It's good sportsmanship to not pick up lost golf balls while they are still rolling.
Three things cannot be long hidden: the sun, the moon, and the truth.
There's something brave and touching about game girls of all ages keeping themselves smart in hard times - one thinks of those wonderful women during World War II drawing stocking seams in eyebrow pencil up the back of legs stained with gravy browning because nylons were so hard to get hold of.
There is a sense that things, if you keep positive and optimistic about what can be done, do work out.
True happiness is... to enjoy the present, without anxious dependence upon the future.
I made a commitment to completely cut out drinking and anything that might hamper me from getting my mind and body together. And the floodgates of goodness have opened upon me - spiritually and financially.
Your net worth to the world is usually determined by what remains after your bad habits are subtracted from your good ones.
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.
The only time I think about life beyond F1 is when I contemplate becoming a dad. But there's no way that's going to happen while I'm still racing. To be successful in F1 you need to be very selfish in lots of ways and you're away from home for long periods. That's not the kind of father I want to be.
We have domesticated God's transcendence. We often learn about God at about the same time as we are learning about Santa Claus but our ideas about Santa Claus change, mature and become more nuanced, whereas our ideas of God can remain at a rather infantile level.
Sometimes when you innovate, you make mistakes. It is best to admit them quickly, and get on with improving your other innovations.