I speak for the trees, for the trees have no tongues.
I am not a saint, unless you think of a saint as a sinner who keeps on trying.
I've learned that you shouldn't go through life with a catcher's mitt on both hands; you need to be able to throw something back.
A man of honour should never forget what he is because he sees what others are.
Dream lofty dreams, and as you dream, so you shall become. Your vision is the promise of what you shall one day be; your ideal is the prophecy of what you shall at last unveil.
Talk low, talk slow and don't say too much.
The gift of words is the gift of deception and illusion.
Character is like a tree and reputation like a shadow. The shadow is what we think of it; the tree is the real thing.
Maybe you are searching among the branches, for what only appears in the roots.
There is only one way... to get anybody to do anything. And that is by making the other person want to do it.
Religion and art spring from the same root and are close kin. Economics and art are strangers.
Memories warm you up from the inside. But they also tear you apart.
All that spirits desire, spirits attain.
All tyranny needs to gain a foothold is for people of good conscience to remain silent.
If you could kick the person in the pants responsible for most of your trouble, you wouldn't sit for a month.
Entrepreneurs are simply those who understand that there is little difference between obstacle and opportunity and are able to turn both to their advantage.
The right of a nation to kill a tyrant in case of necessity can no more be doubted than to hang a robber, or kill a flea.
When I had nothing to lose, I had everything. When I stopped being who I am, I found myself.
Be like a tree and let the dead leaves drop.
To wear your heart on your sleeve isn't a very good plan; you should wear it inside, where it functions best.
Dress shabbily and they remember the dress; dress impeccably and they remember the woman.