It takes a great man to be a good listener.
Respect yourself if you would have others respect you.
Love one another, but make not a bond of love: Let it rather be a moving sea between the shores of your souls.
Good means not merely not to do wrong, but rather not to desire to do wrong.
It is neither good nor bad, but thinking makes it so.
The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you'll go.
Desire is the very essence of man.
Man is the only creature who refuses to be what he is.
Rest satisfied with doing well, and leave others to talk of you as they please.
This is something basic to be understood: the ego must come to a peak, it must be strong, it must have attained an integrity only then can you dissolve it.
We seldom realize, for example that our most private thoughts and emotions are not actually our own. For we think in terms of languages and images which we did not invent, but which were given to us by our society.
Think no vice so small that you may commit it, and no virtue so small that you may over look it.
Kind words don't cost much. Yet they accomplish much.
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.
A mistake is always forgivable, rarely excusable and always unacceptable.
If you are a parent, open doors to unknown directions to the child so he can explore. Don't make him afraid of the unknown,give him support.
Sometimes one creates a dynamic impression by saying something, and sometimes one creates as significant an impression by remaining silent.
Choose rather to be strong of soul than strong of body.
Experience is merely the name men gave to their mistakes.
Achievement brings its own anticlimax.
It is not the strength, but the duration, of great sentiments that makes great men.