Time flies over us, but leaves its shadow behind.
A mistake is always forgivable, rarely excusable and always unacceptable.
Realize deeply that the present moment is all you ever have.
Intellectuals solve problems, geniuses prevent them.
It takes a great man to be a good listener.
Taste every fruit of every tree in the garden at least once. It is an insult to creation not to experience it fully. Temperance is wickedness.
The more skilled you are at something, the worse you are at it when showing someone.
Sometimes one creates a dynamic impression by saying something, and sometimes one creates as significant an impression by remaining silent.
A house is not a home unless it contains food and fire for the mind as well as the body.
If you would take, you must first give, this is the beginning of intelligence.
Bitterness is like cancer. It eats upon the host. But anger is like fire. It burns it all clean.
A friend to all is a friend to none
Strength does not come from physical capacity. It comes from an indomitable will.
Intelligence is the ability to adapt to change.
Dark and difficult times lie ahead. Soon we must all face the choice between what is right and what is easy.
If you don't like someone's story, write your own.
It is divinity that shapes, not only your ends, but also your acts, your words and thoughts.
In moments of great grief, thatís 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.
When prosperity comes, do not use all of it.
You always admire what you really don't understand.
There are four ways, and only four ways, in which we have contact with the world. We are evaluated and classified by these four contacts: what we do, how we look, what we say, and how we say it.