There are two primary choices in life: to accept conditions as they exist or accept the responsibility for changing them.
- Denis Waitley
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In married life three is company and two none.
- Oscar Wilde
Run for your life from any man who tells you that money is evil. That sentence is the leper's bell of an approaching looter.
- Ayn Rand
You do things when the opportunities come along. I've had periods in my life when I've had a bundle of ideas come along, and I've had long dry spells. If I get an idea next week, I'll do something. If not, I won't do a damn thing.
- Warren Buffett
Man's real life is happy, chiefly because he is ever expecting that it soon will be so.
- Edgar Allan Poe
Life is 10 percent what you make it, and 90 percent how you take it.
- Irving Berlin
In poverty and other misfortunes of life, true friends are a sure refuge. The young they keep out of mischief to the old they are a comfort and aid in their weakness, and those in the prime of life they incite to noble deeds.
Difficult times have helped me to understand better than before, how infinitely rich and beautiful life is in every way, and that so many things that one goes worrying about are of no importance whatsoever.
- Isak Dinesen
When we remember we are all mad, the mysteries disappear and life stands explained.
- Mark Twain