It is no use to blame the looking glass if your face is awry.Nikolai Gogol
Best way to clear the air is to have it all out in the open.Harper Lee, spoken by character Atticus Finch, To Kill A Mockingbird
Times of luxury do not last long, but pass away very quickly nothing in this world can be long enjoyed.Buddha
When we talk about understanding, surely it takes place only when the mind listens completely-- the mind being your heart, your nerves, your ears- when you give your whole attention to it.J. Krishnamutri
Success is that old ABC -- ability, breaks, and courage.Charles Luckman
Experience is a hard teacher becuase she gives the tests first, the lessons afterwards.Vernon Suanders Law, Chicken Soup for the Teenage soul: Tough Stuff
Family isn't about whose blood you have. It's about who you care about.
Wealth is the slave of a wise man. The master of a fool.
You don't pay back your parents. You can't. The debt you owe them gets collected by your children, who hand it down in turn. It's a sort of entailment. Or if you don't have children of the body, it's left as a debt to your common humanity. Or to your God, if you possess or are possessed by one.