A financier is a pawnbroker with imagination.
A homeless person said, ‘I haven’t had anything to eat for two days.’ I said, ‘I wish I had your willpower.’
This is the art of courage to see things as they are and still believe that the victory lies not with those who avoid the bad, but those who taste, in living awareness, every drop of the good.
Happiness is the highest good, being a realization and perfect practice of virtue, which some can attain, while others have little or none of it
I guess there is nothing that will get your mind off everything like golf. I have never been depressed enough to take up the game, but they say you get so sore at yourself you forget to hate your enemies.
We are all instantly forgiven but in order to benefit from this forgiveness, we must in turn forgive others and ourselves.
The actual tragedies of life bear no relation to one’s preconceived ideas. In the event, one is always bewildered by their simplicity, their grandeur of design, and by that element of the bizarre which seems inherent in them.