Beauty is not in the face; beauty is a light in the heart.
When I stand before God at the end of my life, I would hope that I would not have a single bit of talent left, and could say, 'I used everything you gave me'.
No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted.
But the fact that some geniuses were laughed at does not imply that all who are laughed at are geniuses. They laughed at Columbus, they laughed at Fulton, they laughed at the Wright brothers. But they also laughed at Bozo the Clown.
Take care of the pieces well. The whole will take care of itself.
I think about the meaning of pain. Pain is personal. It really belongs to the one feeling it. Probably the only thing that is your own. I like mine.
One who loses wealth loses much. One who loses a friend loses more. But one who loses courage loses all.
At the center of your being you have the answer; you know who you are and you know what you want.
Loneliness adds beauty to life. It puts a special burn on sunsets and makes night air smell better.
The difference between stupidity and genius is that genius has its limits.
Never put off for tomorrow, what you can do today.
He who is slowest in making a promise is most faithful in its performance.
How often I found where I should be going only by setting out for somewhere else.
Nothing is softer or more flexible than water, yet nothing can resist it.
I think, therefore I am.
Chaos is a name for any order that produces confusion in our minds.
The use of travelling is to regulate imagination by reality, and instead of thinking how things may be, to see them as they are.
Kind words don't cost much. Yet they accomplish much.
Good means not merely not to do wrong, but rather not to desire to do wrong.
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.
Generosity is giving more than you can, and pride is taking less than you need.