Nothing is softer or more flexible than water, yet nothing can resist it.
All great achievements require time.
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.
What lies behind us and what lies ahead of us are tiny matters compared to what lives within us.
Property is surely a right of mankind as real as liberty.
Learning and wisdom are superfluities, the surface glitter merely, but it is the heart that is the seat of all power.
Intellectuals solve problems, geniuses prevent them.
Creativity is the greatest rebellion in existence.
When prosperity comes, do not use all of it.
Do not pray for an easy life, pray for the strength to endure a difficult one.
Nature is pleased with simplicity. And nature is no dummy
Let him who would move the world first move himself.
Intelligence is a moral category.
The more skilled you are at something, the worse you are at it when showing someone.
Taste every fruit of every tree in the garden at least once. It is an insult to creation not to experience it fully. Temperance is wickedness.
Honesty is the first chapter in the book of wisdom.
Think no vice so small that you may commit it, and no virtue so small that you may over look it.
How often I found where I should be going only by setting out for somewhere else.
Half the world is composed of people who have something to say and can't, and the other half who have nothing to say and keep on saying it.
Tomorrow hopes we have learned something from yesterday.
Out of suffering have emerged the strongest souls; the most massive characters are seared with scars.