Wrong life cannot be lived rightly.
Nobody made a greater mistake than he who did nothing because he could do only a little.
All truth passes through three stages. First, it is ridiculed. Second, it is violently opposed. Third, it is accepted as being self-evident.
The experience gathered from books, though often valuable,is but the nature of learning whereas the experience gained from actual life is of the nature of wisdom.
A house is not a home unless it contains food and fire for the mind as well as the body.
Good advice is always certain to be ignored, but that's no reason not to give it.
There are no eternal facts, as there are no absolute truths.
Realize deeply that the present moment is all you ever have.
The absent are never without fault, nor the present without excuse.
I believe that one defines oneself by reinvention. To not be like your parents. To not be like your friends. To be yourself. To cut yourself out of stone.
You are the bows from which your children as living arrows are sent forth.
Mistakes are always forgivable, if one has the courage to admit them.
Be sure you put your feet in the right place, then stand firm.
The greatest minds are capable of the greatest vices as well as of the greatest virtues.
It is not the strength, but the duration, of great sentiments that makes great men.
Love make us poets, and the approach of death should make us philosophers.
If you're happy, don't worry you'll get over it.
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.
Medicine heals diseases of the body, wisdom frees the soul from passions.
Share our similarities, celebrate our differences.
I know I am but mortal and so therewhilst prepare myself for death, whensoever it shall please God to send it.