Honesty is the first chapter in the book of wisdom.
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.
It’s your road and yours alone. Others may walk it with you, but no one can walk it for you.
Circumstances do not make a man, they reveal him.
No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.
There is geometry in the humming of the strings. There is music in the spacing of the spheres.
If you do what you've always done, you'll get what you've always gotten.
The future is uncertain but the end is always near.
If you only read the books that everyone else is reading, you can only think what everyone else is thinking.
Rational discussion is useful only when there is a significant base of shared assumptions.
If you're happy, don't worry you'll get over it.
Dark and difficult times lie ahead. Soon we must all face the choice between what is right and what is easy.
How often I found where I should be going only by setting out for somewhere else.
Experience is the only prophecy of wise men.
Whatever it is you're seeking won't come in the form you're expecting.
Destiny is not a passive agent that lies in the lap of the Gods, but is an active instrument that lies in your own hands to shape as you will.
It is a wise man that does know the contented man is never poor, whilst the discontented man is never rich.
He who is slowest in making a promise is most faithful in its performance.
The ethos of redemption is realized in self-mastery, by means of temperance, that is, continence of desires.
Common sense is in spite of, not as the result of education.
Blessed are they who hunger and thirst for righteousness for they shall be satisfied.