If your head tells you one thing and your heart tells you another, before you do anything, you should first decide whether you have a better head or a better heart.
Being defeated is often a temporary condition. Giving up is what makes it permanent.
To acquire knowledge, one must study; but to acquire wisdom, one must observe.
Attention-deficit disorders seem to abound in modern society, and we don't know the cause.
Be able to cite three good qualities of every relative or acquaintance that you dislike.
Avoid using cigarettes, alcohol, and drugs as alternatives to being an interesting person.
Know which officials are voted into office and which are appointed, and by whom.
Working in an office with an array of electronic devices is like trying to get something done at home with half a dozen small children around. The calls for attention are constant.
When our spelling is perfect, it's invisible. But when it's flawed, it prompts strong negative associations.
Be able to back up a car for a considerable distance in a straight line and back out of a driveway.
Learn at least two classic ballroom dances, at least one of them Latin.
Know what happens when an individual declares bankruptcy and how it affects his or her life.
Be able to go shopping for a bathing suit and not become depressed afterward.
Be able to recognize when you're reading or hearing material biased to your own side.
The chess player who develops the ability to play two dozen boards at a time will benefit from learning to compress his or her analysis into less time.
The length of your education is less important than its breadth, and the length of your life is less important than its depth.
Know the function of a fuse box and the appearance of a tripped circuit breaker.
Know how to behave at a buffet. Take a clean plate for a second helping.
Capital punishment is the source of many an argument, both good and bad.
The difference between talking on your cell phone while driving and speaking with a passenger is huge. The person on the other end of the cell phone is chattering away, oblivious.