Nothing is so strong as gentleness, nothing so gentle as real strength
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'.
Loneliness adds beauty to life. It puts a special burn on sunsets and makes night air smell better.
Every aquarium will eventually leak.
The best revenge is to be unlike him who performed the injury.
For we walk by faith, not by sight
Medicine heals diseases of the body, wisdom frees the soul from passions.
At the center of your being you have the answer; you know who you are and you know what you want.
A friend to all is a friend to none
The boundaries which divide Life from Death are at best shadowy and vague. Who shall say where the one ends, and where the other begins?
We must live together as brothers or perish together as fools.
When you learn, teach, when you get, give.
Attachment is the great fabricator of illusions; reality can be attained only by someone who is detached.
The object of the superior man is truth.
Man is the only creature who refuses to be what he is.
The impossible could not have happened, therefore the impossible must be possible in spite of appearances.
Judge a man by his questions rather than by his answers.
I have had good experience and trial of this world...I know what it is to be a subject, what to be a sovereign, what to have good neighbours, and sometimes meet evil willers. I have found treason in trust, seen great benefits little regarded.
Tell the truth. Sing with passion. Work with laughter. Love with heart. 'Cause that's all that matters in the end.
Early to bed and early to rise, Makes a man healthy, wealthy, and wise.
Most of what matters in our lives takes place in our absence.