Anger begins in folly, and ends in repentance.
Be sure you put your feet in the right place, then stand firm.
Colorless green ideas sleep furiously
Everything we hear is an opinion, not a fact. Everything we see is a perspective, not the truth.
And no one will listen to us until we listen to ourselves.
It seems essential, in relationships and all tasks, that we concentrate only on what is most significant and important.
Whatever the mind of man creates, should be controlled by man's character
Love one another, but make not a bond of love: Let it rather be a moving sea between the shores of your souls.
It is hard to fight desire; but to control it is the sign of a reasonable man.
The greatest pride, or the greatest despondency, is the greatest ignorance of one's self.
The more skilled you are at something, the worse you are at it when showing someone.
So many people have this idea: I want to achieve something great or be somebody great. And they neglect the step that leads to greatness. They don't honor this step at this moment because they have this idea of some future moment where they are going to be great.
Thought can be so seductive and hypnotic that it absorbs your attention totally, so you become your thoughts.
Whatever you think the world is withholding from you, you are withholding from the world.
Proverbs are short sentences drawn from long experience.
He who can destroy a thing, can control a thing.
Nothing is so strong as gentleness, nothing so gentle as real strength
Moderation in temper is always a virtue; but moderation in principle is always a vice.
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.
A good teacher protects his pupils from his own influence.
Although our intellect always longs for clarity and certainty, our nature often finds uncertainty fascinating.