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Beauty is the wisdom of women. Wisdom is the beauty of men.

With true friends... even water drunk together is sweet enough.
The saving man becomes the free man.
If a man fools me once, shame on him. If he fools me twice, shame on me.
He who asks is a fool for five minutes, but he who does not ask remains a fool forever.
Man is the head of the family, woman the neck that turns the head.
I dreamed a thousand new paths. I woke and walked my old one.
Life is a dream walking death is a going home.
The woman who tells her age is either too young to have anything to lose or too old to have anything to gain.
The words of the world want to make sentences.
There are two perfectly good men, one dead, and the other unborn.
Your friend has a friend; don't tell him.
If you want happiness for an hour -- take a nap. If you want happiness for a day -- go fishing. If you want happiness for a month -- get married. If you want happiness for a year -- inherit a fortune. If you want happiness for a lifetime -- help someone else.
Better to light one small candle than to curse the darkness.
Those who do not study are only cattle dressed up in men's clothes.
In the midst of great joy, do not promise anyone anything. In the midst of great anger, do not answer anyone's letter.
When planning for a year, plant corn. When planning for a decade, plant trees. When planning for life, train and educate people.
The tongue can paint what the eye can't see.
To understand your parents' love you must raise children yourself.
If you are poor, though you dwell in the busy marketplace, no one will inquire about you; if you are rich, though you dwell in the heart of the mountains, you will have distant relatives.
If you are patient in one moment of anger, you will escape a hundred days of sorrow.
Failure is nature's plan to prepare you for great responsibilities.
It is a far, far better thing to have a firm anchor in nonsense than to put on the troubled seas of thought.
Nobody owes anybody a living, but everybody is entitled to a chance.
Keep not your roses for my dead, cold brow the way is lonely, let me feel them now.
An optimist is a man who has never had much experience.
A pound of pluck is worth a ton of luck.
Luck relies on chance, labor on character.
Luck marches with those who give their very best
In the old days, one married a wife; now one forms a company with a female partner, or moves in to live with a friend. And then one seduces the partner, or defiles the friend.
There would be no society if living together depended upon understanding each other.
We must love one another or die.
Well-ordered self-love is right and natural.
There is love of course. And then there's life, its enemy.
Vice stirs up war, virtue fights.
You are not born for fame if you don't know the value of time.
The greatest achievement of the human spirit is to live up to one's opportunities and make the most of one's resources.
The idle always have a mind to do something.
The things we know best are the things we haven't been taught.
Emotions have taught mankind to reason.
The art of pleasing is the art of deception.
How like a winter hath my absence been. From thee, the pleasure of the fleeting year! What freezings have I felt, what dark days seen, What old December's bareness everywhere!
Get your facts first, and then you can distort them as much as you please.
This morning I took out a comma and this afternoon I put it back in again.
Teach only love for that is what you are.
What we need is to use what we have.
Once you make a decision, the universe conspires to make it happen.
If people did not compliment one another there would be little society.
The only thing wrong with immortality is that it tends to go on forever.
In real love you want the other person's good. In romantic love, you want the other person.
Laughter is the tonic, the relief, the surcease for pain.
You grow up on the day you have your first real laugh at, yourself.
I am not an adventurer by choice but by fate.
I get up in the morning with an idea for a three-volume novel and by nightfall it's a paragraph in my column.
In order to influence a child, one must be careful not to be that child's parent or grandparent.
A pessimist is a person who has had to listen to too many optimists.
Writing a book of poetry is like dropping a rose petal down the Grand Canyon and waiting for the echo.
Poetry is what Milton saw when he went blind.
Blood will tell, but often it tells too much.
If you make people think they're thinking they'll love you: but if you really make them think, they'll hate you.
i don't miss you.. i miss who i thought you were.
Our ideas must be as broad as Nature if they are to interpret Nature.

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