Good advice is always certain to be ignored, but that's no reason not to give it.
Bitterness is like cancer. It eats upon the host. But anger is like fire. It burns it all clean.
Although our intellect always longs for clarity and certainty, our nature often finds uncertainty fascinating.
I don't know, I don't care, and it doesn't make any difference.
Unfortunately, the clock is ticking, the hours are going by. The past increases, the future recedes. Possibilities decreasing, regrets mounting.
Most of us have far more courage than we ever dreamed possible
Everybody is ignorant, only on different subjects.
There are two educations. One should teach us how to make a living and the other how to live.
It is not enough to have a good mind; the main thing is to use it well.
The first method for estimating the intelligence of a ruler is to look at the men he has around him.
No man has any natural authority over his fellow men.
Whatever you think the world is withholding from you, you are withholding from the world.
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
Every act of creation is first an act of destruction.
In anger we should refrain both from speech and action.
Challenges are gifts that force us to search for a new center of gravity. Don't fight them. Just find a new way to stand.
Realize deeply that the present moment is all you ever have.
Immoderate desire is the mark of a child, not a man.
Most of what matters in our lives takes place in our absence.
Above all be of single aim; have a legitimate and useful purpose, and devote yourself unreservedly to it.
It is better to be looked over than overlooked.