There are two motives for reading a book: one, that you enjoy it; the other, that you can boast about it.
Adversity reveals genius, prosperity conceals it.
It is not in the stars to hold our destiny but in ourselves.
Those who have left may never come back, but you can still embrace those who stayed behind.
It is only in the mysterious equations of love that any logic or reasons can be found.
If you are too big to do the little things, you are too little to do big things.
You have to believe in yourself. That's the secret.
As selfishness and complaint pervert the mind,so love with its joy clears and sharpens the vision.
The most fundamental respect we can show our children is toward their autonomy and individuality.
A great poem is a fountain forever overflowing with the waters of wisdom and delight.