The most certain sign of wisdom is cheerfulness.
Dark and difficult times lie ahead. Soon we must all face the choice between what is right and what is easy.
This is something basic to be understood: the ego must come to a peak, it must be strong, it must have attained an integrity only then can you dissolve it.
What lies behind us and what lies ahead of us are tiny matters compared to what lives within us.
There is a wisdom of the head, and... there is a wisdom of the heart.
Work is the price which is paid for reputation.
Generosity is giving more than you can, and pride is taking less than you need.
It's not a question of learning much.On the contrary.It's a question of UNLEARNING much.
Peace is not an absence of war, it is a virtue, a state of mind, a disposition for benevolence, confidence, justice.
Wisdom... comes not from age, but from education and learning.
Don't compromise yourself. You are all you've got.
Most of us have far more courage than we ever dreamed possible
Our society is run by insane people for insane objectives.
Bitterness is like cancer. It eats upon the host. But anger is like fire. It burns it all clean.
Do not reveal what you have thought upon doing, but by wise council keep it secret being determined to carry it into execution.
A person reveals his character by nothing so clearly as the joke he resents.
The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong.
To be wronged is nothing unless you continue to remember it.
Immoderate desire is the mark of a child, not a man.
Above all be of single aim; have a legitimate and useful purpose, and devote yourself unreservedly to it.
Life's battles don't always go to the stronger or faster man. But sooner or later, the man who wins is the man who thinks he can.