Be nice to everyone on your way to the top because you pass them all on the way down.Fred Hufnagel, Sr.
My friend, if I could give you one thing, I would wish for you the ability to see yourself as others see you. Then you would realize what a truly special person you are.B. A. Billingsly
Wealth may be an ancient thing, for it means power, it means leisure, it means liberty.James Russell Lowell
Tomas did not realize at the time that metaphors are dangerous. Metaphors are not to be trifled with. A single metaphor can give birth to love.Milan Kundera, The Unbearable Lightness of Being
Hope is not the conviction that something will turn out well but the certainty that something makes sense, regardless of how it turns out.Vaclav Havel
If this world affords true happiness, it is to be found in a home where love and confidence increase with the years, where the necessities of life come without severe strain, where luxuries enter only after their cost has been carefully considered.A. Edward Newton
We have not passed that subtle line between childhood and adulthood until we move from the passive voice to the active voice-that is, until we have stopped saying 'It got lost,' and say, 'I lost it.'
Humor is the first of the gifts to perish in a foreign tongue.