A person reveals his character by nothing so clearly as the joke he resents.
For beautiful eyes, look for the good in others; for beautiful lips, speak only words of kindness; and for poise, walk with the knowledge that you are never alone.
The greatest power we have is the power of choice.
Every act of creation is first an act of destruction.
An intelligent hell would be better than a stupid paradise.
There is always time to add a word, never to withdraw one.
I don't know, I don't care, and it doesn't make any difference.
Resist much. Obey little.
Your inner world has its own taste, has its own fragrance, has its own light. And it is utterly silent.
Most of us have far more courage than we ever dreamed possible
We choose our joys and sorrows long before we experience them.
The trouble with most of us is that we would rather be ruined by praise than saved by criticism.
The only real laughter comes from despair.
When you dance, your purpose is not to get to a certain place on the floor. It's to enjoy each step along the way.
Don't take tomorrow to bed with you.
Nobody has the power to take two steps together; you can take only one step at a time.
It is a wise man that does know the contented man is never poor, whilst the discontented man is never rich.
A wise man can learn more from a foolish question than a fool can learn from a wise answer.
I hear and I forget. I see and I remember. I do and I understand.
Men become wise just as they become rich, more by what they save than by what they receive.
There is a wisdom of the head, and... there is a wisdom of the heart.