To a wise and good man the whole earth is his fatherland.
One new feature or fresh take can change everything.
Love make us poets, and the approach of death should make us philosophers.
Taste every fruit of every tree in the garden at least once. It is an insult to creation not to experience it fully. Temperance is wickedness.
It is tact that is golden, not silence.
Whatever it is you're seeking won't come in the form you're expecting.
It is not titles that honor men, but men that honor titles.
You can best serve civilization by being against what usually passes for it.
Anger begins in folly, and ends in repentance.
Nature is pleased with simplicity. And nature is no dummy
Promises are like crying babies in a theater, they should be carried out at once.
Although our intellect always longs for clarity and certainty, our nature often finds uncertainty fascinating.
Think no vice so small that you may commit it, and no virtue so small that you may over look it.
A person reveals his character by nothing so clearly as the joke he resents.
Your visions will become clear only when you can look into your own heart. Who looks outside, dreams; who looks inside, awakes.
Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear - not absence of fear.
Forget not that the earth delights to feel your bare feet and the winds long to play with your hair.
And no one will listen to us until we listen to ourselves.
Where you stand depends on where you sit.
What lies behind us and what lies ahead of us are tiny matters compared to what lives within us.
It was a melancholy secret that reality can arouse desires but never satisfy them.