It is hard to fight desire; but to control it is the sign of a reasonable man.
All the great things are simple, and many can be expressed in a single word: freedom; justice; honor; duty; mercy; hope.
The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you'll go.
The greatest deception men suffer is from their own opinions.
I've come to believe that all my past failure and frustration were actually laying the foundation for the understandings that have created the new level of living I now enjoy.
Experience keeps a dear school, but fools will learn in no other.
No one cares how much you know, until they know how much you care
A perfection of means, and confusion of aims, seems to be our main problem.
To avoid criticism say nothing, do nothing, be nothing.
Chaos is a name for any order that produces confusion in our minds.
A person who spends more than he earns is a fool
Knowledge speaks, but wisdom listens
Fine clothes may disguise, but silly words will disclose a fool.
The best way to see Faith is to shut the eye of Reason.
Every aquarium will eventually leak.
Do not reveal what you have thought upon doing, but by wise council keep it secret being determined to carry it into execution.
Attachment is the great fabricator of illusions; reality can be attained only by someone who is detached.
When you judge another, you do not define them, you define yourself.
It is tact that is golden, not silence.
Learned we may be with another man's learning: we can only be wise with wisdom of our own.
Desire is poverty. Desire is the greatest impurity of the mind. Desire is the motive force for action. Desire in the mind is the real impurity. Even a spark of desire is a very great evil.