Between stimulus and response there is a space. In that space is our power to choose our response. In our response lies our growth and our freedom.
The most courageous act is still to think for yourself. Aloud.
The only limit to our realization of tomorrow will be our doubts of today.
Medicine heals diseases of the body, wisdom frees the soul from passions.
Boredom is the root of all evil - the despairing refusal to be oneself.
It is always advisable to perceive clearly our ignorance.
Honesty is the first chapter in the book of wisdom.
I don't know, I don't care, and it doesn't make any difference.
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.
Never ruin an apology with an excuse.
Although our intellect always longs for clarity and certainty, our nature often finds uncertainty fascinating.
One who gains strength by overcoming obstacles possesses the only strength which can overcome adversity.
If I speak of myself in different ways, that is because I look at myself in different ways.
The experience gathered from books, though often valuable,is but the nature of learning whereas the experience gained from actual life is of the nature of wisdom.
Proverbs are short sentences drawn from long experience.
You don't want to lose your old friend - the misery - You have invested too much into false - Hence the fear to be exposed -to be true - to be naked as you are.
It is divinity that shapes, not only your ends, but also your acts, your words and thoughts.
The more skilled you are at something, the worse you are at it when showing someone.
Judge not unless you judge yourself.
Do your little bit of good where you are; it's those little bits of good put together that overwhelm the world.
Reality leaves a lot to the imagination.