Acquaintances we meet, enjoy, and can easily leave behind; but friendship grows deep roots.
For most of us, wisdom is acquired in the thicket of experience and usually meets us somewhere along the way if we live long enough. But sooner is better than later.
You must take action now that will move you towards your goals. Develop a sense of urgency in your life.
Never give up on what you really want to do. The person with big dreams is more powerful than the one with all the facts.
Remember that the most valuable antiques are dear old friends.
Hold puppies, kittens, and babies anytime you get the chance.
Remember that a gesture of friendship, no matter how small, is always appreciated.
Always kiss your children goodnight, even if they're already asleep.
Never forget the three powerful resources you always have available to you: love, prayer, and forgiveness.
Marrying an old bachelor is like buying second-hand furniture.
Talent without discipline is like an octopus on roller skates. There's plenty of movement, but you never know if it's going to be forward, backwards, or sideways.
Good manners sometimes means simply putting up with other people's bad manners.
Young love is wild and outrageous, laughing at moderation and blinding us to common sense.
Be as polite to the custodian as you are to the chairman of the board.
Hope is not a resting place but a starting point - a cactus, not a cushion.
Choose your life's mate carefully. From this one decision will come 90 percent of all your happiness or misery.
Live so that when your children think of fairness, caring, and integrity, they think of you.
Hope is the magic carpet that transports us from the present moment into the realm of infinite possibilities.
Mature love is composed and sustaining; a celebration of commitment, companionship, and trust.
A true friend encourages us, comforts us, supports us like a big easy chair, offering us a safe refuge from the world.