The oldest, shortest words- 'yes' and 'no'- are those which require the most thought.
There are things known and there are things unknown, and in between are the doors of perception.
The only way to get the best of an argument is to avoid it.
One who gains strength by overcoming obstacles possesses the only strength which can overcome adversity.
Do not reveal what you have thought upon doing, but by wise council keep it secret being determined to carry it into execution.
Rational discussion is useful only when there is a significant base of shared assumptions.
Act enthusiastic and you will be enthusiastic
The greatest of wealth is the richness of the soul.
Generosity is giving more than you can, and pride is taking less than you need.
Your visions will become clear only when you can look into your own heart. Who looks outside, dreams; who looks inside, awakes.
No matter how much suffering you went through, you never wanted to let go of those memories.
A precedent embalms a principle.
Learn as though you would never be able to master it; hold it as though you would be in fear of losing it.
To kill an error is as good a service as, and sometimes even better than, the establishing of a new truth or fact
He who is cruel to animals becomes hard also in his dealings with men. We can judge the heart of a man by his treatment of animals.
Don't take tomorrow to bed with you.
A man is literally what he thinks.
I write with experiences in mind, but I don't write about them, I write out of them.
The heart has its reasons which reason knows not.
How often it is that the angry man rages denial of what his inner self is telling him.
One who loses wealth loses much. One who loses a friend loses more. But one who loses courage loses all.