A house is not a home unless it contains food and fire for the mind as well as the body.
Almost every wise saying has an opposite one, no less wise, to balance it.
The greatest of wealth is the richness of the soul.
And no one will listen to us until we listen to ourselves.
Nothing is so strong as gentleness, nothing so gentle as real strength
Muddy water is best cleared by leaving it alone.
Everything excellent is as difficult as it is rare.
Judge a man by his questions rather than by his answers.
Reflect upon your present blessings, of which every man has many; not on your past misfortunes, of which all men have some.
Adapt what is useful, reject what is useless, and add what is specifically your own.
Peace is not an absence of war, it is a virtue, a state of mind, a disposition for benevolence, confidence, justice.
Every aquarium will eventually leak.
We choose our joys and sorrows long before we experience them.
An understanding of the natural world is a source of not only great curiosity, but great fulfilment.
It is divinity that shapes, not only your ends, but also your acts, your words and thoughts.
Convictions are more dangerous enemies of truth than lies.
All the great things are simple, and many can be expressed in a single word: freedom; justice; honor; duty; mercy; hope.
To avoid criticism say nothing, do nothing, be nothing.
The greatest deception men suffer is from their own opinions.
Intellectuals solve problems, geniuses prevent them.
The heart has its reasons which reason knows not.