Tis very certain the desire of life prolongs it.
The simple things are also the most extraordinary things, and only the wise can see them.
Madame, all stories, if continued far enough, end in death, and he is no true-story teller who would keep that from you.
It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it.
Promises are like crying babies in a theater, they should be carried out at once.
If you're happy, don't worry you'll get over it.
When prosperity comes, do not use all of it.
We choose our joys and sorrows long before we experience them.
Let him who would move the world first move himself.
The wise man should restrain his senses like the crane and accomplish his purpose with due knowledge of his place, time and ability.
Fear doesn't exist anywhere except in the mind.
Kind words don't cost much. Yet they accomplish much.
Don't compromise yourself. You are all you've got.
Don't raise your voice, improve your argument.
If I speak of myself in different ways, that is because I look at myself in different ways.
Nothing is softer or more flexible than water, yet nothing can resist it.
If you place your head in a lion's mouth, then you cannot complain one day if he happens to bite it off.
Challenges are gifts that force us to search for a new center of gravity. Don't fight them. Just find a new way to stand.
When you learn, teach, when you get, give.
Thoughts without content are empty, intuitions without concepts are blind.
Each day is a little life; every waking and rising a little birth; every fresh morning a little youth; every going to rest and sleep a little death.