Do not pray for an easy life, pray for the strength to endure a difficult one.
All imperfection is easier to tolerate if served up in small doses.
The greatest minds are capable of the greatest vices as well as of the greatest virtues.
Great acts are made up of small deeds.
Talent is God given. Be humble. Fame is man-given. Be grateful. Conceit is self-given. Be careful.
If I speak of myself in different ways, that is because I look at myself in different ways.
The best way to see Faith is to shut the eye of Reason.
Not everything that can be counted counts, and not everything that counts can be counted.
You are not a drop in the ocean. You are the entire ocean, in a drop.
Love make us poets, and the approach of death should make us philosophers.
It is necessary to keep one's compass in one's eyes and not in the hand, for the hands execute, but the eye judges.
The cure for pain is in the pain.
Don't expect to build up the weak by pulling down the strong.
The simple things are also the most extraordinary things, and only the wise can see them.
It takes a great deal of bravery to stand up to our enemies, but just as much to stand up to our friends.
Today you are you! That is truer than true! There is no one alive who is you-er than you!
Criticize the act, not the person.
If we don't believe in freedom of expression for people we despise, we don't believe in it at all.
Everything we hear is an opinion, not a fact. Everything we see is a perspective, not the truth.
The use of travelling is to regulate imagination by reality, and instead of thinking how things may be, to see them as they are.
The more skilled you are at something, the worse you are at it when showing someone.