You don't want to lose your old friend - the misery - You have invested too much into false - Hence the fear to be exposed -to be true - to be naked as you are.
Moderation in temper is always a virtue; but moderation in principle is always a vice.
Dark and difficult times lie ahead. Soon we must all face the choice between what is right and what is easy.
In any moment of decision, the best thing you can do is the right thing. The worst thing you can do is nothing.
We choose our joys and sorrows long before we experience them.
I don't know, I don't care, and it doesn't make any difference.
A man may imagine things that are false, but he can only understand things that are true.
Thought can be so seductive and hypnotic that it absorbs your attention totally, so you become your thoughts.
If you're happy, don't worry you'll get over it.
For we walk by faith, not by sight
You place too much importance... on the so-called purity of blood! You fail to recognize that it matters not what someone is born, but what they grow to be!
The very essence of instinct is that it's followed independently of reason.
Love one another, but make not a bond of love: Let it rather be a moving sea between the shores of your souls.
Time wounds all heels.
Do not say a little in many words, but a great deal in few!
Intellectuals solve problems, geniuses prevent them.
It is not enough to have a good mind; the main thing is to use it well.
Learned we may be with another man's learning: we can only be wise with wisdom of our own.
How often it is that the angry man rages denial of what his inner self is telling him.
I know I am but mortal and so therewhilst prepare myself for death, whensoever it shall please God to send it.
I have no desire to make windows into mens souls