If we didn't live venturously, plucking the wild goat by the beard, and trembling over precipices, we should never be depressed, I've no doubt; but already should be faded, fatalistic and aged.
Virginia Woolf (1882-1941)
Growing old is no more than a bad habit which a busy person has no time to form.
When marrying, ask yourself this question: Do you believe that you will be able to converse well with this person into your old age? Everything else in marriage is transitory.
All you need is love. But a little chocolate now and then doesn't hurt.
Charles M. Schulz
Absence diminishes mediocre passions and increases great ones, as the wind extinguishes candles and fans fires.
Francois de La Rochefoucauld
Don't confuse fame with success. Madonna is one; Helen Keller is the other.
Honesty is the first chapter in the book of wisdom.
Just because it is a good time for them [to call you], doesn't mean it has to be a good time for you [to talk].
Salus populi suprema lex esto - The welfare of the people shall be the supreme law.
Missouri state motto