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The problem with Marxism is the proletariat isn't going to rise up against capitalism. The only time they'll rise up is during a commercial break to either go to the bathroom a grab more beer.

A friend is a second self.

A good teacher cannot be fixed in a routine. He must not impose his student to fit a lifeless pattern, a preformulation.

Don’t ever let somebody tell you…you can’t do something. You got a dream... you gotta protect it. People can’t do something themselves... they wanna tell you you can’t do it. If you want something go get it.

In our personal ambitions we are individualists. But in our seeking for economic and political progress as a nation, we all go up or else all go down as one people.

Life is one long training session, in preparation for what will come. Life and death lose their meaning, there are only challenges to be met with joy and overcome with tranquility.

A true friend is one who overlooks your failures and tolerates your success.

The best cure for sea sickness is to sit under a tree.

Don't forget your history nor your destiny.

If I had asked people what they wanted, they would have said faster horses.

There are only two things a child will share willingly, communicable diseases and his mother's age.

It is important for our friends to believe we are unreservedly frank with them, and important to friendship that we are not.

The garden of love is green without limit and yields many fruits other than sorrow or joy. Love is beyond either condition: without spring, without autumn, it is always fresh.

Remember that time is money.