Speeches, like babies, are easy to conceive but hard to deliver.
The greatest good we can do for others is not to share our riches but to reveal theirs.
Life is a cup to be filled, not drained.
There are only two questions that human beings have ever fought over all through history. "How much do you love me?" And, "Who's in charge?"
-- anonymous old woman in Eat, Pray, Love by Elizabeth Gilbert
You gotta stop wearing your wishbone where your backbone ought to be.
People don't resist change as much as the way they are changed.
You accomplish things by directing your desires, not by ignoring them.
Your chances of success are directly proportional to the degree of pleasure you derive from what you do.
I will always cherish the initial misconceptions I had about you.
You can preach a better sermon with your life than with your lips.
Experience is a wonderful thing; it enables you to recognize a mistake everytime you repeat it.
A handful of good life is better than a bushel of learning.
A blind man will not thank you for a looking glass.
A barber learns to shave by shaving fools.
A fault confessed is half redressed.
If it flies, floats or fucks -- rent it.
A friend's frown is better than a fool's smile.
A golden bit does not make the horse any smarter.
A good example is the best sermon.
A professor is not necessarily smarter than other people, but he has his ignorance better organized.

The more shit you put up with, the more shit you're going to get.
It's only complicated if you try and figure it out.
Unless you're the lead dog the scenery never changes.
Though hard work may pay off in the future, laziness definitely pays off now.
He who has little and wants less is richer than he who has much and wants more.
Most men fall halfway in love with any woman who will listen to them.
Think highly of yourself, for the world takes you at your own estimate.
You can tell the quality of a person by how they treat people they don't need.
When you come to the edge of all you know, you must believe one of two things: There will be earth to stand on, or you will be given wings to fly.
Skill is successfully walking a tightrope over Niagra Falls. Wisdom is not trying.
Miracles happen to those who believe in them.
When it is dark enough you can see the stars.
The greatest power you possess is the power to choose.
When you start having a good time you're supposed to be somewhere else.
The courage to begin separates dreamers from achievers.
Don't wait for extraordinary opportunities. Choose common occasions and make them great.
Your as small as your controlling desires, or as great as your dominant aspirations.
God can only do for you what he can do through you.
You can't find salvation through separation.
We all get the God we deserve.
Reality forms around your commitments.
Life is not a problem to solve but a gift to cherish.
Those who are seeking lasting success redouble their efforts when the going gets easy.
The last iceman always makes money.
Giving up is all there is to give.
There is no way to happiness. Happiness is the way.
A person becomes wise by reflecting on what happened to him when he was foolish.
Time invested in improving ourselves cuts down on time wasted in disapproving others.
March isn't the only thing that's in like a lion out like a lamb.
Even a rat likes to go into a different hole once in a while.
Obscenity is whatever gives a judge an erection.
Bite off more than you can chew, then chew it.
Plan more than you can do, then do it.
Never cackle until your egg is laid.
We don't get what we want. We get what we are.
Sex is nobody's business except the three people involved.
For the upper middle class, marriage is the only adventure left.
The past is a foreign country; they do things differently there.
An expert is someone who takes a subject you understand and makes it sound confusing.
People will forget what you said...
People will forget what you did...
But people will never forget how you made them feel...
Creativity is making mistakes. Art is knowing which ones to keep.
No amount of travel on the wrong road will get you to the right destination.
You are never given a wish without also being given the power to make it come true.
You must become the person you want to attract.
Just because something is impossible doesn't mean you shouldn't do it!
When God says, "No," it's because he has something better in store for you.
We set the sail; God makes the wind.
Serenity is not freedom from the storm, but peace amid the storm.
The will of God will never take you where the grace of God will not protect you.
Never say, "Oops!" Always say, "Ah, interesting."
We do not remember days, we remember moments.
You can't change the past but you can ruin the resent by worrying over the future.
Trouble off starts out as fun.
-- on a message board in front of a country church
If you could only love enough, you could be the most powerful person in the world.
Remember: A crowded elevator smells different to a midget.
Treat others as you'd like to be treated. Karma is only a bitch if you are.