Experience is merely the name men gave to their mistakes.
Instinct is a marvellous thing. It can neither be explained nor ignored.
It is not titles that honor men, but men that honor titles.
Be realistic: Plan for a miracle
I know I am but mortal and so therewhilst prepare myself for death, whensoever it shall please God to send it.
If you don't like someone's story, write your own.
Desire is the very essence of man.
We are all born ignorant, but one must work hard to remain stupid
If you buy what you do not need, you will need what you cannot buy.
It is better to be looked over than overlooked.
Nothing is so strong as gentleness, nothing so gentle as real strength
If we can really understand the problem, the answer will come out of it, because the answer is not separate from the problem.
To avoid criticism say nothing, do nothing, be nothing.
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'.
Nothing is as easy as it looks.
Men are not prisoners of fate, but only prisoners of their own minds.
The wise man should restrain his senses like the crane and accomplish his purpose with due knowledge of his place, time and ability.
Chaos is a name for any order that produces confusion in our minds.
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.
Share our similarities, celebrate our differences.
Let him who would move the world first move himself.