The essence of knowledge is, having it, to apply it; not having it, to confess your ignorance.
Tell the truth. Sing with passion. Work with laughter. Love with heart. 'Cause that's all that matters in the end.
Reflect upon your present blessings, of which every man has many; not on your past misfortunes, of which all men have some.
Only idiots refuse to change their minds.
Nothing fixes a thing so intensely in the memory as the wish to forget it.
The only way to get the best of an argument is to avoid it.
Everything we hear is an opinion, not a fact. Everything we see is a perspective, not the truth.
The first method for estimating the intelligence of a ruler is to look at the men he has around him.
The more skilled you are at something, the worse you are at it when showing someone.
Unfortunately, the clock is ticking, the hours are going by. The past increases, the future recedes. Possibilities decreasing, regrets mounting.
If you have no problems, then you have no clue to what is going.
Desire, ignorance, and inequality—this is the trinity of bondage.
I've never known any trouble than an hour's reading didn't assuage.
The cure for pain is in the pain.
Kind words don't cost much. Yet they accomplish much.
I've learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.
Strength does not come from physical capacity. It comes from an indomitable will.
If you don't like someone's story, write your own.
Promises are like crying babies in a theater, they should be carried out at once.
Empty pockets never held anyone back. Only empty heads and empty hearts can do that.
Appearances often are deceiving.