Tis very certain the desire of life prolongs it.
Learning and wisdom are superfluities, the surface glitter merely, but it is the heart that is the seat of all power.
It is not the strength, but the duration, of great sentiments that makes great men.
There is nothing more uncommon than common sense.
The best way to see Faith is to shut the eye of Reason.
You are not a drop in the ocean. You are the entire ocean, in a drop.
Never argue with an idiot. They drag you down to their level and then beat you with experience.
The experience gathered from books, though often valuable,is but the nature of learning whereas the experience gained from actual life is of the nature of wisdom.
To be wronged is nothing unless you continue to remember it.
Sometimes you will never know the value of a moment until it becomes a memory.
Moderation in temper is always a virtue; but moderation in principle is always a vice.
Instinct is a marvellous thing. It can neither be explained nor ignored.
You can be rich in spirit, kindness, love and all those things that you can't put a dollar sign on.
Almost every wise saying has an opposite one, no less wise, to balance it.
Achievement brings its own anticlimax.
At the center of your being you have the answer; you know who you are and you know what you want.
How often I found where I should be going only by setting out for somewhere else.
A scholar who cherishes the love of comfort is not fit to be deemed a scholar.
Colorless green ideas sleep furiously
Rest satisfied with doing well, and leave others to talk of you as they please.
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.