Very little is needed to make a happy life; it is all within yourself, in your way of thinking.
I never worry about action, but only inaction.
Think like a man of action, act like a man of thought.
Its better to burn out than to fade away.
De grens tussen dapper en dom is heel erg dun en wordt meestal pas achteraf bepaald.
Every man I meet is my superior in some way, and in that I learn from him.
The height of cultivation runs to simplicity.
Impressing people is utterly different from being truly impressive.
Mere gossip anticipates real talk, and to express what is still in thought weakens action by forestalling it.
Vain men never hear anything but praise.
Ambition means tying your well-being to what other people say or do. Self-indulgence means tying it to the things that happen to you. Sanity means tying it to your own actions.
Er is maar één plek waar je onmisbaar bent en die plek is thuis.
When I read about the evils of drinking, I gave up reading.
In wine there is wisdom, in beer there is Freedom, and in water there is bacteria.
Alcohol may be man’s worst enemy, but the Bible says love your enemy.
To alcohol! The cause of – and solution to – all of life’s problems.
I feel bad for people who don’t drink. When they wake up in the morning, that’s as good as they’re going to feel all day.
Courage is what it takes to stand up and speak; courage is also what it takes to sit down and listen.
I never worry about action, but only about inaction.
Criticism may not be agreeable, but it is necessary. It fulfils the same function as pain in the human body; it calls attention to the development of an unhealthy state of things. If it is heeded in time, danger may be averted; if it is suppressed, a fatal distemper may develop.