All that we see or seem is but a dream within a dream.
Each day is a little life; every waking and rising a little birth; every fresh morning a little youth; every going to rest and sleep a little death.
It takes a great man to be a good listener.
Love one another, but make not a bond of love: Let it rather be a moving sea between the shores of your souls.
You are not a drop in the ocean. You are the entire ocean, in a drop.
Men become wise just as they become rich, more by what they save than by what they receive.
What's real and what's true aren't necessarily the same.
Without courage, wisdom bears no fruit.
Never ruin an apology with an excuse.
Dark and difficult times lie ahead. Soon we must all face the choice between what is right and what is easy.
Thoughts without content are empty, intuitions without concepts are blind.
The greatest of all mistakes is to do nothing because you think you can only do a little
It takes a lot of courage to show your dreams to someone else.
Property is surely a right of mankind as real as liberty.
I hear and I forget. I see and I remember. I do and I understand.
Good advice is always certain to be ignored, but that's no reason not to give it.
Most of what matters in our lives takes place in our absence.
Wrong life cannot be lived rightly.
Do your little bit of good where you are; it's those little bits of good put together that overwhelm the world.
I've never known any trouble than an hour's reading didn't assuage.
Criticize the act, not the person.