What can't be cured must be endured.
Compassion is the basis of morality.
Anywhere you go in the world is what you make of it, not what you read in books.
Do not say a little in many words, but a great deal in few!
Be realistic: Plan for a miracle
No man has any natural authority over his fellow men.
Work is the price which is paid for reputation.
Don't raise your voice, improve your argument.
Nothing is so strong as gentleness, nothing so gentle as real strength
Things which matter most must never be at the mercy of things which matter least.
No one cares how much you know, until they know how much you care
Whatever the mind of man creates, should be controlled by man's character
Forget not that the earth delights to feel your bare feet and the winds long to play with your hair.
The absent are never without fault, nor the present without excuse.
When I stand before God at the end of my life, I would hope that I would not have a single bit of talent left, and could say, 'I used everything you gave me'.
It is not the strength, but the duration, of great sentiments that makes great men.
Men are not prisoners of fate, but only prisoners of their own minds.
Almost every wise saying has an opposite one, no less wise, to balance it.
What a liberation to realize that the “voice in my head” is not who I am. Who am I then? The one who sees that.
A person reveals his character by nothing so clearly as the joke he resents.
In a good bookroom you feel in some mysterious way that you are absorbing the wisdom contained in all the books through your skin, without even opening them.