Your inner world has its own taste, has its own fragrance, has its own light. And it is utterly silent.
A good teacher protects his pupils from his own influence.
Without courage, wisdom bears no fruit.
We learn from our gardens to deal with the most urgent question of the time: How much is enough?
Wise men speak because they have something to say; Fools because they have to say something.
For beautiful eyes, look for the good in others; for beautiful lips, speak only words of kindness; and for poise, walk with the knowledge that you are never alone.
The secret of life, though, is to fall seven times and to get up eight times.
Immoderate desire is the mark of a child, not a man.
Not everything that can be counted counts, and not everything that counts can be counted.
Adapt what is useful, reject what is useless, and add what is specifically your own.
The only real mistake is the one from which we learn nothing.
Men become wise just as they become rich, more by what they save than by what they receive.
The greatest of all mistakes is to do nothing because you think you can only do a little
Intelligence is the ability to adapt to change.
If you would take, you must first give, this is the beginning of intelligence.
When prosperity comes, do not use all of it.
Never pick a fight with an ugly person, they've got nothing to lose.
I write with experiences in mind, but I don't write about them, I write out of them.
The boundaries which divide Life from Death are at best shadowy and vague. Who shall say where the one ends, and where the other begins?
If a man could have half of his wishes, he would double his troubles.
To me, being an intellectual doesn't mean knowing about intellectual issues; it means taking pleasure in them.