Beauty of whatever kind, in its supreme development, invariably excites the sensitive soul to tears.
Parents are usually more careful to bestow knowledge on their children rather than virtue, the art of speaking well rather than doing well; but their manners should be of the greatest concern.
All that spirits desire, spirits attain.
People create stories create people; or rather stories create people create stories.
You cant have a plan for your day, til you have a plan for your life.
The true test of a man's character is what he does when no one is watching.
No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.
I don't try to imagine a personal god; it suffices to stand in awe at the structure of the world, insofar as it allows our inadequate senses to appreciate it.
Maybe, just once, someone will call me 'Sir' without adding, 'You're making a scene.'
Courage is being scared to death... and saddling up anyway.
Being sober on a bus is, like, totally different than being drunk on a bus.
It is the story that owns and directs us. It is the thing that makes us different from cattle; it is the mark on the face that sets one people apart from their neighbors.
Face the facts of being what you are, for that is what changes what you are.
There is nothing more miserable in the world than to arrive in paradise and look like your passport photo.
A diplomat is a man who always remembers a woman's birthday but never remembers her age.
The mind is a superb instrument if used rightly. Used wrongly, however, it becomes very destructive. To put it more accurately... you usually don't use it at all. It uses you.
Women have the right to work wherever they want, as long as they have the dinner ready when you get home.
Every man is guilty of all the good he did not do.
I've always had an obligation to creation, above all.
The two offices of memory are collection and distribution.
Too often we enjoy the comfort of opinion without the discomfort of thought.