Forget not that the earth delights to feel your bare feet and the winds long to play with your hair.
What lies behind us and what lies ahead of us are tiny matters compared to what lives within us.
The ethos of redemption is realized in self-mastery, by means of temperance, that is, continence of desires.
Instinct is a marvellous thing. It can neither be explained nor ignored.
In a good bookroom you feel in some mysterious way that you are absorbing the wisdom contained in all the books through your skin, without even opening them.
Nature is pleased with simplicity. And nature is no dummy
It is neither good nor bad, but thinking makes it so.
Criticize the act, not the person.
To live is not merely to breathe; it is to act; it is to make use of our organs, senses, faculties - of all those parts of ourselves which give us the feeling of existence
Think globally, act locally.
The road of excess leads to the palace of wisdom.
Don't criticize what you don't understand, son. You never walked in that man's shoes.
What's done can't be undone.
Our virtues and our failings are inseparable, like force and matter. When they separate, man is no more
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.
A wise man can learn more from a foolish question than a fool can learn from a wise answer.
Act as if the maxim of your action were to become through your will a general natural law
Knowing is not enough, we must apply. Willing is not enough, we must do.
I've learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.
It is not titles that honor men, but men that honor titles.
Whatever it is you're seeking won't come in the form you're expecting.