If I were given the opportunity to present a
If I were given the opportunity to present a gift to the next generation, it would be the ability for each individual to learn to laugh at himself.

A family is a place where principles are
A family is a place where principles are hammered and honed on the anvil of everyday living.
Prejudice is a learned trait. You're not born
Prejudice is a learned trait. You're not born prejudiced; you're taught it.
Life is 10% what happens to you and 90% how
Life is 10% what happens to you and 90% how you react to it.
Each day of our lives we make deposits in the
Each day of our lives we make deposits in the memory banks of our children.
The writer knows his own worth, and to be
The writer knows his own worth, and to be overvalued can confuse and destroy him as an artist.
I am beginning to loathe & detest all that
I am beginning to loathe & detest all that Hollywood represents.
You're a good man, Charlie Brown.
You're a good man, Charlie Brown.
Nothing takes the taste out of peanut butter
Nothing takes the taste out of peanut butter quite like unrequited love.
The way I see it, it doesn't matter what you
The way I see it, it doesn't matter what you believe just so you're sincere.
Try not to have a good time... this is
Try not to have a good time... this is supposed to be educational.
When you have a sense of calling, whether
When you have a sense of calling, whether it's to be a musician, soloist, artist, in one of the technical fields, or a plumber, there is something deep and enriching when you realize it isn't just a casual choice, it's a divine calling. It's not limited to vocational Christian service by any means.
Attitude is more important than the past,
Attitude is more important than the past, than education, than money, than circumstances, than what people do or say. It is more important than appearance, giftedness, or skill.
The remarkable thing is, we have a choice
The remarkable thing is, we have a choice everyday regarding the attitude we will embrace for that day.
We cannot change our past. We can not change
We cannot change our past. We can not change the fact that people act in a certain way. We can not change the inevitable. The only thing we can do is play on the one string we have, and that is our attitude.
I cannot even imagine where I would be today
I cannot even imagine where I would be today were it not for that handful of friends who have given me a heart full of joy. Let's face it, friends make life a lot more fun.
I have become so used to having people say,
I have become so used to having people say, 'We loved your movie' instead of 'We read your book' that now I merely say, 'Thanks.'