No rose is without thorns.
Many marriages would be better if the husband and the wife clearly understood that they are on the same side.
What separates the winners from the losers is how a person reacts to each new twist of fate.
Winning is not a sometime thing; its an all the time thing. You don't win once in a while; you don't do things right once in a while; you do them right all the time. Winning is a habit.
The charm of history and its enigmatic lesson consist in the fact that, from age to age, nothing changes and yet everything is completely different.
Japan's very interesting. Some people think it copies things. I don't think that anymore. I think what they do is reinvent things. They will get something that's already been invented and study it until they thoroughly understand it. In some cases, they understand it better than the original inventor.
Seek out that particular mental attribute which makes you feel most deeply and vitally alive, along with which comes the inner voice which says, "This is the real me," and when you have found that attitude, follow it.
There is nothing more difficult for a truly creative painter than to paint a rose, because before he can do so he has first to forget all the roses that were ever painted.
Words must surely be counted among the most powerful drugs man ever invented.
In light of knowledge attained, the happy achievement seems almost a matter of course, and any intelligent student can grasp it without too much trouble. But the years of anxious searching in the dark, with their intense longing, their alterations of confidence and exhaustion and the final emergence into the light -- only those who have experienced it can understand it.
There are grounds for cautious optimism that we may now be near the end of the search for the ultimate laws of nature.
I awoke this morning with devout thanksgiving for my friends, the old and new.
All you need in this life is ignorance and confidence, and then success is sure.
Satisfaction consists in freedom from pain, which is the positive element of life.
The thing about hip-hop today is its smart, its insightful. The way they can communicate a complex message in a very short space is remarkable.
Hope is like the sun, which, as we journey toward it, casts the shadow of our burden behind us.
Pretty much, Apple and Dell are the only ones in this industry making money. They make it by being Wal-Mart. We make it by innovation.
Standing in the middle of the road is very dangerous; you get knocked down by traffic from both sides.