In the midst of movement and chaos, keep stillness inside of you.
Time wounds all heels.
Thought can be so seductive and hypnotic that it absorbs your attention totally, so you become your thoughts.
Beauty is not in the face; beauty is a light in the heart.
I think about the meaning of pain. Pain is personal. It really belongs to the one feeling it. Probably the only thing that is your own. I like mine.
There are things known and there are things unknown, and in between are the doors of perception.
Bitterness is like cancer. It eats upon the host. But anger is like fire. It burns it all clean.
When I stand before God at the end of my life, I would hope that I would not have a single bit of talent left, and could say, 'I used everything you gave me'.
It is man that makes truth great, not truth that makes man great.
Life's battles don't always go to the stronger or faster man. But sooner or later, the man who wins is the man who thinks he can.
Nobody made a greater mistake than he who did nothing because he could do only a little.
If you place your head in a lion's mouth, then you cannot complain one day if he happens to bite it off.
I have had good experience and trial of this world...I know what it is to be a subject, what to be a sovereign, what to have good neighbours, and sometimes meet evil willers. I have found treason in trust, seen great benefits little regarded.
Empty pockets never held anyone back. Only empty heads and empty hearts can do that.
Science is organized knowledge. Wisdom is organized life.
Instinct is a marvellous thing. It can neither be explained nor ignored.
How often I found where I should be going only by setting out for somewhere else.
Promises are like crying babies in a theater, they should be carried out at once.
Those who can not change their minds can not change anything.
There is nothing more uncommon than common sense.
Intellectuals solve problems, geniuses prevent them.