Quotes and aphorisms
It is only with the heart that one can see rightly. What is essential is invisible to the eye.
The only thing that shatters dreams is compromise.
Never ask for anything! Never for anything, and especially from those who are stronger than you. They'll make the offer themselves, and give everything themselves.
You become responsible, forever, for what you have tamed...
Mama always said life was like a box of chocolates. You never know what you're gonna get.
May the Force be with you.
I learned one thing about eating jigsaw puzzles... An hour later, you're hungry again.
Of all the gin joints in all the towns in all the world, she walks into mine.
It must have been tough on your mother, not having any children.
Eh, what's up, doc? You can't shoot a rabbit.
I'm normally not a praying man, but if you're up there, please save me Superman.
It's a beautiful day, but not as beautiful as me.
Two things are infinite: the universe and human stupidity, and I'm not sure about the universe.
The world is a book, and those who do not travel read only one page.
The worst loneliness is not to be comfortable with yourself.
Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take, but by the moments that take our breath away.
Dance like no one is watching. Sing like no one is listening. Love like you've never been hurt and live like it's heaven on Earth.
We cannot solve our problems with the same thinking we used when we created them.
Love does not consist of gazing at each other, but in looking outward together in the same direction.
Gravitation is not responsible for people falling in love.
Love is the only sane and satisfactory answer to the problem of human existence.
We can only learn to love by loving.
Friendship is a single soul dwelling in two bodies.
A friend is someone who knows all about you and still loves you.
A friend in need, is a friend indeed!
The better part of one's life consists of his friendships.
A woman's whole life is a history of the affections.
The connections between and among women are the most feared, the most problematic, and the most potentially transforming force on the planet.
Women are wiser than men because they know less and understand more.
Great minds discuss ideas, average minds discuss events, small minds discuss people.
Nothing more than education advances the prosperity, the power, and the happiness of a nation.
Neither can embellishments of language be found without arrangement and expression of thoughts, nor can thoughts be made to shine without the light of language.
Natural ability without education has more often attained to glory and virtue than education without natural ability.
Men decide far more problems by hate, love, lust, rage, sorrow, joy, hope, fear, illusion, or some other inward emotion, than by reality, authority, any legal standard, judicial precedent, or statute.
Live as brave men; and if fortune is adverse, front its blows with brave hearts.
In so far as the mind is stronger than the body, so are the ills contracted by the mind more severe than those contracted by the body.
In men of the highest character and noblest genius there is to be found an insatiable desire for honour, command, power, and glory.