Whatever the mind of man creates, should be controlled by man's character
The absent are never without fault, nor the present without excuse.
If a man could have half of his wishes, he would double his troubles.
Not everything that can be counted counts, and not everything that counts can be counted.
An intelligent hell would be better than a stupid paradise.
If we can really understand the problem, the answer will come out of it, because the answer is not separate from the problem.
At the center of your being you have the answer; you know who you are and you know what you want.
It’s your road and yours alone. Others may walk it with you, but no one can walk it for you.
The noblest pleasure is the joy of understanding.
Unfortunately, the clock is ticking, the hours are going by. The past increases, the future recedes. Possibilities decreasing, regrets mounting.
Accuracy is the twin brother of honesty; inaccuracy, of dishonesty.
I believe that one defines oneself by reinvention. To not be like your parents. To not be like your friends. To be yourself. To cut yourself out of stone.
Nothing is more intolerable than to have to admit to yourself your own errors.
Fine clothes may disguise, but silly words will disclose a fool.
It is divinity that shapes, not only your ends, but also your acts, your words and thoughts.
Rest satisfied with doing well, and leave others to talk of you as they please.
The very essence of instinct is that it's followed independently of reason.
We learn from our gardens to deal with the most urgent question of the time: How much is enough?
No matter how much suffering you went through, you never wanted to let go of those memories.
A scholar who cherishes the love of comfort is not fit to be deemed a scholar.
To be wronged is nothing unless you continue to remember it.