You are the bows from which your children as living arrows are sent forth.
Desire is the very essence of man.
Intelligence is the ability to adapt to change.
The simple things are also the most extraordinary things, and only the wise can see them.
The wise man should restrain his senses like the crane and accomplish his purpose with due knowledge of his place, time and ability.
I think, therefore I am.
The road of excess leads to the palace of wisdom.
None but ourselves can free our minds.
Never put off for tomorrow, what you can do today.
Reflect upon your present blessings, of which every man has many; not on your past misfortunes, of which all men have some.
The ethos of redemption is realized in self-mastery, by means of temperance, that is, continence of desires.
I am a lover of truth, a worshipper of freedom, a celebrant at the altar of language and purity and tolerance.
We sometimes congratulate ourselves at the moment of waking from a troubled dream; it may be so the moment after death.
The heart has its reasons which reason knows not.
Mistakes are always forgivable, if one has the courage to admit them.
Good means not merely not to do wrong, but rather not to desire to do wrong.
One new feature or fresh take can change everything.
The trouble with most of us is that we would rather be ruined by praise than saved by criticism.
To do great things is difficult, but to command great things is more difficult.
Just remember, once you're over the hill you begin to pick up speed.
Every intelligent individual wants to know what makes him tick, and yet is at once fascinated and frustrated by the fact that oneself is the most difficult of all things to know.