How often I found where I should be going only by setting out for somewhere else.
Where there is anger, there is always pain underneath.
When I stand before God at the end of my life, I would hope that I would not have a single bit of talent left, and could say, 'I used everything you gave me'.
Circumstances do not make a man, they reveal him.
The best revenge is to be unlike him who performed the injury.
No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted.
Bitterness is like cancer. It eats upon the host. But anger is like fire. It burns it all clean.
Realize deeply that the present moment is all you ever have.
The ethos of redemption is realized in self-mastery, by means of temperance, that is, continence of desires.
He who conquers others is strong; he who conquers himself is mighty.
Energy may be likened to the bending of a crossbow; decision,to the releasing of a trigger.
If we do not lay out ourselves in the service of mankind whom should we serve?
It is not enough to have a good mind; the main thing is to use it well.
If you do not know the laws of right conduct, you cannot form your character.
Do not say a little in many words, but a great deal in few!
The impossible could not have happened, therefore the impossible must be possible in spite of appearances.
One who deceives will always find those who allow themselves to be deceived.
Beauty is not in the face; beauty is a light in the heart.
And no one will listen to us until we listen to ourselves.
What lies behind us and what lies ahead of us are tiny matters compared to what lives within us.
Knowing yourself is the beginning of all wisdom.