Thoughts lead on to purposes; purposes go forth in action; actions form habits; habits decide character; and character fixes our destiny.
Young men, hear an old man to whom old men hearkened when he was young.
The beautiful thing about young love is the truth in our hearts that it will last forever.
The difference between a ‘player’ and a ‘playboy’ is a few million bucks.
I aspire to be an old man with an old wife laughing at old jokes from a wild youth.
Men are by nature merely indifferent to one another; but women are by nature enemies.
It’s the niceties that make the difference fate gives us the hand, and we play the cards.
Youth ages, immaturity is outgrown, ignorance can be educated, and drunkenness sobered, but stupid lasts forever.
One can state, without exaggeration, that the observation of and the search for similarities and differences are the basis of all human knowledge.
The difference is too nice – Where ends the virtue or begins the vice.
Some old men, continually praise the time of their youth. In fact, you would almost think that there were no fools in their days, but unluckily they themselves are left as an example.
Around the age of 14, I was very discouraged from a coach. It was my first youth club team while playing soccer. She told me at the time that I wasn’t good enough to play on the team, that I would never get into the game.
I grew up always having dessert after dinner. Always. It’s such a hard habit for me to break. It’s fine to have dessert every once in a while, but not seven days a week!
Habit converts luxurious enjoyments into dull and daily necessities.
The young are permanently in a state resembling intoxication.
Different men seek after happiness in different ways and by different means, and so make for themselves different modes of life and forms of government.
It is easy to perform a good action, but not easy to acquire a settled habit of performing such actions.
Bashfulness is an ornament to youth, but a reproach to old age.
It is well to be up before daybreak, for such habits contribute to health, wealth, and wisdom.
All human actions have one or more of these seven causes: chance, nature, compulsions, habit, reason, passion, desire.