Our passions are the winds that propel our vessel. Our reason is the pilot that steers her. Without winds the vessel would not move and without a pilot she would be lost.
Living in the past has one thing going for it; it's cheaper!
A poet is born not made.
You are only worth has much as you have.
They laugh well who laugh last.
No pillows so soft as God's Promise.
It always takes a person much longer to tell you what he thinks than what he knows.
Things refuse to be mismanaged long.
It is the fate of the great ones of this earth, to be appreciated only after they are gone.
Law cannot persuade when it cannot punish.
Imagination gallops; judgment merely walks.
Knowledge, humbles a great person, astonishes the common, and puffs up the small.
You must be fully prepared to lose a great deal in order to make a great deal.
They that envy others are their inferiors.
Keep your eye on the ball and your head in the game.