A proverb is much matter distilled into few words.
It is not titles that honor men, but men that honor titles.
Everything we hear is an opinion, not a fact. Everything we see is a perspective, not the truth.
If you do what you've always done, you'll get what you've always gotten.
One of the truest tests of integrity is its blunt refusal to be compromised.
The pendulum of the mind oscillates between sense and nonsense, not between right and wrong.
Love make us poets, and the approach of death should make us philosophers.
If you don't behave as you believe, you will end by believing as you behave.
Those who cannot work with their hearts achieve but a hollow, half-hearted success that breeds bitterness all around.
Every intelligent individual wants to know what makes him tick, and yet is at once fascinated and frustrated by the fact that oneself is the most difficult of all things to know.
It is easy to be brave at a safe distance.
We learn from our gardens to deal with the most urgent question of the time: How much is enough?
The absent are never without fault, nor the present without excuse.
By three methods we may learn wisdom: first, by reflection which is noblest; second, by imitation, which is the easiest; and third, by experience, which is the bitterest.
One who gains strength by overcoming obstacles possesses the only strength which can overcome adversity.
There is nothing noble in being superior to your fellow man; true nobility is being superior to your former self.
The boundaries which divide Life from Death are at best shadowy and vague. Who shall say where the one ends, and where the other begins?
It seems essential, in relationships and all tasks, that we concentrate only on what is most significant and important.
It is neither good nor bad, but thinking makes it so.
If we do not lay out ourselves in the service of mankind whom should we serve?
At the center of your being you have the answer; you know who you are and you know what you want.