It takes a great deal of bravery to stand up to our enemies, but just as much to stand up to our friends.
You don't want to lose your old friend - the misery - You have invested too much into false - Hence the fear to be exposed -to be true - to be naked as you are.
Be silent or let thy words be worth more than silence.
We choose our joys and sorrows long before we experience them.
Nothing is softer or more flexible than water, yet nothing can resist it.
Dark and difficult times lie ahead. Soon we must all face the choice between what is right and what is easy.
A mistake is always forgivable, rarely excusable and always unacceptable.
Sometimes you will never know the value of a moment until it becomes a memory.
The use of travelling is to regulate imagination by reality, and instead of thinking how things may be, to see them as they are.
I mistrust the judgement of every man in a case in which his own wishes are concerned.
Above all be of single aim; have a legitimate and useful purpose, and devote yourself unreservedly to it.
There are four ways, and only four ways, in which we have contact with the world. We are evaluated and classified by these four contacts: what we do, how we look, what we say, and how we say it.
Those who dance are considered insane by those who cannot hear the music.
Intelligence is the ability to adapt to change.
All that we see or seem is but a dream within a dream.
I have no desire to make windows into mens souls
The only real mistake is the one from which we learn nothing.
A scholar who cherishes the love of comfort is not fit to be deemed a scholar.
Those who see the invisible can do the impossible.
Be sure you put your feet in the right place, then stand firm.
The greatest of wealth is the richness of the soul.