First say to yourself what you would be; and then do what you have to do. Life is a grindstone. Whether it wears you down or polishes you up depends on what YOU are made of.
The present is what slips by us while we're pondering the past and worrying about the future.
- Ziggy, cartoon foible
A light supper, a good night's sleep and a fine morning have often made a hero of the same man, who, by indigestion, a restless night and a rainy morning would have proved a coward.
- Lord Chesterfield, diplomat
To swear off mistakes is very easy. All you have to do is swear off having ideas.
- Leo Burnett, advertising pioneer
I have always thought the actions of men the best interpreters of their thoughts.
- John Locke, philosopher
What you do is making so much noise that I cannot hear what you are saying