Work is the price which is paid for reputation.
The secret of life, though, is to fall seven times and to get up eight times.
It is a cliche that most cliches are true, but then like most cliches, that cliche is untrue.
Dark and difficult times lie ahead. Soon we must all face the choice between what is right and what is easy.
If you buy what you do not need, you will need what you cannot buy.
Kind words don't cost much. Yet they accomplish much.
Real knowledge is to know the extent of one's ignorance.
Taste every fruit of every tree in the garden at least once. It is an insult to creation not to experience it fully. Temperance is wickedness.
Those who know, do. Those that understand, teach.
Circumstances do not make a man, they reveal him.
Things which matter most must never be at the mercy of things which matter least.
Drop the idea that you are Atlas carrying the world on your shoulders. The world would go on even without you. Don't take yourself so seriously.
I know I am but mortal and so therewhilst prepare myself for death, whensoever it shall please God to send it.
Love make us poets, and the approach of death should make us philosophers.
We thought that we had the answers, it was the questions we had wrong.
Everything we hear is an opinion, not a fact. Everything we see is a perspective, not the truth.
The only real mistake is the one from which we learn nothing.
Those who can not change their minds can not change anything.
And this sensitivity will create new friendships for you - friendships with trees, with birds, with animals, with mountains, with rivers, with oceans, with stars. Life becomes richer as love grows.
If you place your head in a lion's mouth, then you cannot complain one day if he happens to bite it off.
Empty your cup so that it may be filled; become devoid to gain totality.