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.
True knowledge lies in knowing how to live.
In moments of great grief, thatís where you look and immerse yourself. You realise you are not immortal, you are not a god, you are part of the natural world and you come to accept that.
We choose our joys and sorrows long before we experience them.
I mistrust the judgement of every man in a case in which his own wishes are concerned.
A house is not a home unless it contains food and fire for the mind as well as the body.
Words mean more than what is set down on paper. It takes the human voice to infuse them with deeper meaning.
Learn as though you would never be able to master it; hold it as though you would be in fear of losing it.
Be realistic: Plan for a miracle
A man who as a physical being is always turned toward the outside, thinking that his happiness lies outside him, finally turns inward and discovers that the source is within him.
No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted.
If we don't believe in freedom of expression for people we despise, we don't believe in it at all.
The only way to get the best of an argument is to avoid it.
Don't take tomorrow to bed with you.
Whatever you think the world is withholding from you, you are withholding from the world.
You cannot truly listen to anyone and do anything else at the same time.
Wisdom... comes not from age, but from education and learning.
Property is surely a right of mankind as real as liberty.
One who loses wealth loses much. One who loses a friend loses more. But one who loses courage loses all.
Experience teaches us that it is much easier to prevent an enemy from posting themselves than it is to dislodge them after they have got possession.
Be silent or let thy words be worth more than silence.