As the soft yield of water cleaves obstinate stone, So to yield with life solves the insolvable: To yield, I have learned, is to come back again.
You don't become what you want, you become what you believe
I've learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.
Wisdom begins at the end.
Boredom is the root of all evil - the despairing refusal to be oneself.
Intelligence is a moral category.
The path to success is to take massive, determined action.
We sometimes congratulate ourselves at the moment of waking from a troubled dream; it may be so the moment after death.
One just needs a little alertness to see and find out: Life is really a great cosmic laughter.
When you judge another, you do not define them, you define yourself.
The heart has its reasons which reason knows not.
The pendulum of the mind oscillates between sense and nonsense, not between right and wrong.
The greatest minds are capable of the greatest vices as well as of the greatest virtues.
Whatever it is you're seeking won't come in the form you're expecting.
Do your little bit of good where you are; it's those little bits of good put together that overwhelm the world.
The ethos of redemption is realized in self-mastery, by means of temperance, that is, continence of desires.
Property is surely a right of mankind as real as liberty.
Do not reveal what you have thought upon doing, but by wise council keep it secret being determined to carry it into execution.
Common sense is in spite of, not as the result of education.
You don't want to lose your old friend - the misery - You have invested too much into false - Hence the fear to be exposed -to be true - to be naked as you are.
We choose our joys and sorrows long before we experience them.