Immoderate desire is the mark of a child, not a man.
The only real mistake is the one from which we learn nothing.
Be sure you put your feet in the right place, then stand firm.
When you dance, your purpose is not to get to a certain place on the floor. It's to enjoy each step along the way.
Knowing is not enough, we must apply. Willing is not enough, we must do.
Taste every fruit of every tree in the garden at least once. It is an insult to creation not to experience it fully. Temperance is wickedness.
How often I found where I should be going only by setting out for somewhere else.
Love one another, but make not a bond of love: Let it rather be a moving sea between the shores of your souls.
Anywhere you go in the world is what you make of it, not what you read in books.
Fear doesn't exist anywhere except in the mind.
Obsession is the wellspring of genius and madness.
When you undervalue what you do, the world will undervalue who you are
The greatest deception men suffer is from their own opinions.
No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted.
Learned we may be with another man's learning: we can only be wise with wisdom of our own.
He that cannot reason is a fool. He that will not is a bigot. He that dare not is a slave.
There is geometry in the humming of the strings. There is music in the spacing of the spheres.
What's real and what's true aren't necessarily the same.
If you don't want to slip up tomorrow, speak the truth today.
Don't criticize what you can't understand.
There is always time to add a word, never to withdraw one.