You don’t get to choose how you are going to die, or when. You can only decide how you are going to live — Now.
We judge ourselves by what we feel capable of doing, while other judge us by what we have already done.
Money cannot buy happiness, but did you ever try to buy anything without it?
Be courteous to all but intimate with a few and let those few be well tried before you give them your confidence.
Men think highly of those who rise rapidly in the world; whereas nothing rises quicker than dust, straw and feathers.
Enjoy your own life without comparing it with that of others.
If the poor man cannot always get meat, the rich man cannot always digest it.
The old believe everything, the middle aged suspect everything, the young know everything.
First prize is not a gold statue, but is something to be proud of.
Winning a medal is a lot easier than wearing it.