Persuasion is often more effectual than force.
It’s a funny thing about life; if you refuse to accept anything but the best, you often get it. N
If you want to be happy for a short time, get drunk; happy for a long fall in love; happy for ever, take up gardening.
Sometimes when we are generous in small, barely detectable ways it can change someone elses life forever.
Nothing is as difficult as to achieve results in this world if one is filled full of great tolerance and the milk of human kindness. The person who achieves must generally be a one-ideaed individual, concentrated entirely on that one idea, and ruthless in his aspect toward other men and other ideas.
Humor is an affirmation of man’s dignity, a declaration of man’s superiority to all that befalls him.