There's no sense in being precise when you don't even know what you're talking about.
The ethos of redemption is realized in self-mastery, by means of temperance, that is, continence of desires.
Every act of creation is first an act of destruction.
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.
To avoid criticism say nothing, do nothing, be nothing.
To be wronged is nothing unless you continue to remember it.
No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted.
We sometimes congratulate ourselves at the moment of waking from a troubled dream; it may be so the moment after death.
In the practice of tolerance, one's enemy is the best teacher.
Nothing is so strong as gentleness, nothing so gentle as real strength
I know I am but mortal and so therewhilst prepare myself for death, whensoever it shall please God to send it.
The greatest minds are capable of the greatest vices as well as of the greatest virtues.
You are braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think.
Adapt what is useful, reject what is useless, and add what is specifically your own.
Where you stand depends on where you sit.
Dark and difficult times lie ahead. Soon we must all face the choice between what is right and what is easy.
One who loses wealth loses much. One who loses a friend loses more. But one who loses courage loses all.
You cannot truly listen to anyone and do anything else at the same time.
To be one, to be united is a great thing. But to respect the right to be different is maybe even greater.
Intellectuals solve problems, geniuses prevent them.
Nobody made a greater mistake than he who did nothing because he could do only a little.