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.
Chaos is a name for any order that produces confusion in our minds.
A proverb is much matter distilled into few words.
The very essence of instinct is that it's followed independently of reason.
Adapt what is useful, reject what is useless, and add what is specifically your own.
When you dance, your purpose is not to get to a certain place on the floor. It's to enjoy each step along the way.
There is a wisdom of the head, and... there is a wisdom of the heart.
Kind words don't cost much. Yet they accomplish much.
If you're happy, don't worry you'll get over it.
Turn your wounds into wisdom.
Don't compromise yourself. You are all you've got.
A precedent embalms a principle.
Act as if the maxim of your action were to become through your will a general natural law
Your reputation is in the hands of others. That's what the reputation is. You can't control that. The only thing you can control is your character.
When you undervalue what you do, the world will undervalue who you are
Words mean more than what is set down on paper. It takes the human voice to infuse them with deeper meaning.
A crust eaten in peace is better than a banquet partaken in anxiety.
I've never known any trouble than an hour's reading didn't assuage.
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.
One never notices what has been done; one can only see what remains to be done.
We never see ourselves as others see us.