Experience is merely the name men gave to their mistakes.
The greatest power we have is the power of choice.
Where there is anger, there is always pain underneath.
The more skilled you are at something, the worse you are at it when showing someone.
Generosity is giving more than you can, and pride is taking less than you need.
Happiness is not an ideal of reason, but of imagination.
Nothing is as easy as it looks.
Respect yourself if you would have others respect you.
The ethos of redemption is realized in self-mastery, by means of temperance, that is, continence of desires.
No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted.
Where you stand depends on where you sit.
To avoid criticism say nothing, do nothing, be nothing.
Every aquarium will eventually leak.
Empty pockets never held anyone back. Only empty heads and empty hearts can do that.
Think globally, act locally.
Don't expect to build up the weak by pulling down the strong.
Yesterday is but today's memory and tomorrow is today's dream.
I am a lover of truth, a worshipper of freedom, a celebrant at the altar of language and purity and tolerance.
You always admire what you really don't understand.
Having a great intellect is no path to being happy.
Man is the only creature who refuses to be what he is.