It is hard to fight desire; but to control it is the sign of a reasonable man.
Think globally, act locally.
Everybody is ignorant, only on different subjects.
Immoderate desire is the mark of a child, not a man.
There is always time to add a word, never to withdraw one.
Having a great intellect is no path to being happy.
Realize deeply that the present moment is all you ever have.
Madame, all stories, if continued far enough, end in death, and he is no true-story teller who would keep that from you.
Blessed are they who hunger and thirst for righteousness for they shall be satisfied.
An intelligent hell would be better than a stupid paradise.
By three methods we may learn wisdom: first, by reflection which is noblest; second, by imitation, which is the easiest; and third, by experience, which is the bitterest.
The impossible could not have happened, therefore the impossible must be possible in spite of appearances.
To kill an error is as good a service as, and sometimes even better than, the establishing of a new truth or fact
Reflect upon your present blessings, of which every man has many; not on your past misfortunes, of which all men have some.
Attitude, not Aptitude, determines Altitude.
A person who spends more than he earns is a fool
Nothing is more intolerable than to have to admit to yourself your own errors.
We must live together as brothers or perish together as fools.
Do not pray for an easy life, pray for the strength to endure a difficult one.
Adapt what is useful, reject what is useless, and add what is specifically your own.
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.