"The real business of life is trying to understand each other."
"Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect."Gilbert Parker on Mark Twain
"The hardest thing to understand in the world is the income tax."Gilbert Parker on Albert Einstein
"There are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work, and learning from failure."Gilbert Parker on Colin Powell
"Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no hope at all."Gilbert Parker on Dale Carnegie
"If there is anything that a man can do well, I say let him do it. Give him a chance."Gilbert Parker on Abraham Lincoln
"Man is born in a day, and he dies in a day, and the thing is easily over but to have a sick heart for three-fourths of one's lifetime is simply to have death renewed every morning and life at that price is not worth living."
"It must be remembered that the sea is a great breeder of friendship. Two men who have known each other for twenty years find that twenty days at sea bring them nearer than ever they were before, or else estrange them."
"In all secrets there is a kind of guilt, however beautiful or joyful they may be, or for what good end they may be set to serve. Secrecy means evasion, and evasion means a problem to the moral mind."
"Imagination is at the root of much that passes for love."
"Love knows not distance it hath no continent its eyes are for the stars."