There are four ways, and only four ways, in which we have contact with the world. We are evaluated and classified by these four contacts: what we do, how we look, what we say, and how we say it.
What's done can't be undone.
Those who cannot work with their hearts achieve but a hollow, half-hearted success that breeds bitterness all around.
One new feature or fresh take can change everything.
Everybody is ignorant, only on different subjects.
Most of us have far more courage than we ever dreamed possible
He that cannot reason is a fool. He that will not is a bigot. He that dare not is a slave.
Although our intellect always longs for clarity and certainty, our nature often finds uncertainty fascinating.
A man who as a physical being is always turned toward the outside, thinking that his happiness lies outside him, finally turns inward and discovers that the source is within him.
One of the truest tests of integrity is its blunt refusal to be compromised.
Learned we may be with another man's learning: we can only be wise with wisdom of our own.
Tis very certain the desire of life prolongs it.
Nothing is so strong as gentleness, nothing so gentle as real strength
Do not say a little in many words, but a great deal in few!
Medicine heals diseases of the body, wisdom frees the soul from passions.
Don't compromise yourself. You are all you've got.
I wanted to change the world. But I have found that the only thing one can be sure of changing is oneself.
It is neither good nor bad, but thinking makes it so.
Words mean more than what is set down on paper. It takes the human voice to infuse them with deeper meaning.
Every aquarium will eventually leak.
Nobody has the power to take two steps together; you can take only one step at a time.