In moments of great grief, that’s where you look and immerse yourself. You realise you are not immortal, you are not a god, you are part of the natural world and you come to accept that.
Everything we hear is an opinion, not a fact. Everything we see is a perspective, not the truth.
He who is slowest in making a promise is most faithful in its performance.
Think globally, act locally.
If you do not know the laws of right conduct, you cannot form your character.
Experience is merely the name men gave to their mistakes.
A friend to all is a friend to none
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.
When you learn, teach, when you get, give.
The wound is the place where the Light enters you.
When prosperity comes, do not use all of it.
When you undervalue what you do, the world will undervalue who you are
Don't raise your voice, improve your argument.
We never see ourselves as others see us.
The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you'll go.
As the soft yield of water cleaves obstinate stone, So to yield with life solves the insolvable: To yield, I have learned, is to come back again.
Never argue with an idiot. They drag you down to their level and then beat you with experience.
If you only read the books that everyone else is reading, you can only think what everyone else is thinking.
Be sure you put your feet in the right place, then stand firm.
To live is not merely to breathe; it is to act; it is to make use of our organs, senses, faculties - of all those parts of ourselves which give us the feeling of existence
It was a melancholy secret that reality can arouse desires but never satisfy them.