The best preparation for tomorrow's work is to do your work as well as you can today
The recipe for perpetual ignorance is be satisfied with your opinions and content with your knowledge.
The reason men oppose progress is not that they hate progress, but that they love inertia.
Every man is a damn fool for at least five minutes every day; wisdom consists in not exceeding the limit.
There is something that is much more scarce, something finer far, something rarer than ability. It is the ability to recognize ability.
Many a man's reputation would not know his character if they met on the street.
Optimism is a kind of heart stimulant the digitalis of failure.
What is so great as friendship, let us carry with what grandeur of spirit we can. Let us be silent, so we may hear the whisper of the gods. Let us not interfere. Who set you to cast about what you should say to the select souls, or how to say any thing
We work to become, not to acquire.
The friend is the man who knows all about you, and still likes you.
The teacher is one who makes two ideas grow where only one grew before.
The artist needs no religion beyond his work.
Die, v.: To stop sinning suddenly.
Religions are many and diverse, but reason and goodness are one.
No man needs a vacation so much as the man who has just had one.
Editor a person employed by a newspaper, whose business it is to separate the wheat from the chaff, and to see that the chaff is printed.
Never get married in college; it's hard to get a start if a prospective employer finds you've already made one mistake.
The sculptor produces the beautiful statue by chipping away such parts of the marble block as are not needed it is a process of elimination.
Art is not a thing; it is a way.
Responsibilities gravitate to the person who can shoulder them.
Every man should have a college education in order to show him how little the thing is really worth.
Don't take life too seriously. You'll never get out of it alive.
No one ever gets far unless he accomplishes the impossible at least once a day.
A man is not paid for having a head and hands, but for using them.
He who has achieved success has worked well, laughed often and loved much.