Your inner world has its own taste, has its own fragrance, has its own light. And it is utterly silent.
To be one, to be united is a great thing. But to respect the right to be different is maybe even greater.
The only way to get the best of an argument is to avoid it.
It is necessary to keep one's compass in one's eyes and not in the hand, for the hands execute, but the eye judges.
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.
Knowing is not enough, we must apply. Willing is not enough, we must do.
Our virtues and our failings are inseparable, like force and matter. When they separate, man is no more
Be silent or let thy words be worth more than silence.
It is hard to fight desire; but to control it is the sign of a reasonable man.
Good advice is always certain to be ignored, but that's no reason not to give it.
Realize deeply that the present moment is all you ever have.
Where wisdom reigns, there is no conflict between thinking and feeling.
It takes a lot of courage to show your dreams to someone else.
If I speak of myself in different ways, that is because I look at myself in different ways.
Talent is God given. Be humble. Fame is man-given. Be grateful. Conceit is self-given. Be careful.
A common mistake that people make when trying to design something completely foolproof is to underestimate the ingenuity of complete fools.
It is not titles that honor men, but men that honor titles.
Resist much. Obey little.
Proverbs are short sentences drawn from long experience.
Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect.
The best revenge is to be unlike him who performed the injury.