We seldom realize, for example that our most private thoughts and emotions are not actually our own. For we think in terms of languages and images which we did not invent, but which were given to us by our society.
Compassion is the basis of morality.
Knowing is not enough, we must apply. Willing is not enough, we must do.
If we can really understand the problem, the answer will come out of it, because the answer is not separate from the problem.
A friend to all is a friend to none
Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect.
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.
Men become wise just as they become rich, more by what they save than by what they receive.
A crust eaten in peace is better than a banquet partaken in anxiety.
There is always time to add a word, never to withdraw one.
Kind words don't cost much. Yet they accomplish much.
Be curious, not judgmental.
Don't take tomorrow to bed with you.
If you have no problems, then you have no clue to what is going.
Creativity is the greatest rebellion in existence.
The road of excess leads to the palace of wisdom.
A single lie destroys a whole reputation of integrity.
Attitude, not Aptitude, determines Altitude.
In a good bookroom you feel in some mysterious way that you are absorbing the wisdom contained in all the books through your skin, without even opening them.
The essence of knowledge is, having it, to apply it; not having it, to confess your ignorance.
One who loses wealth loses much. One who loses a friend loses more. But one who loses courage loses all.