Your reputation is in the hands of others. That's what the reputation is. You can't control that. The only thing you can control is your character.
Whatever the mind of man creates, should be controlled by man's character
Wisdom is not the product of schooling, but of the lifelong attempt to acquire it.
Think no vice so small that you may commit it, and no virtue so small that you may over look it.
It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it.
Muddy water is best cleared by leaving it alone.
Thoughts without content are empty, intuitions without concepts are blind.
It has seemed to be more necessary to have regard to the weight of words rather than to their number.
A mistake is always forgivable, rarely excusable and always unacceptable.
Fear doesn't exist anywhere except in the mind.
How often it is that the angry man rages denial of what his inner self is telling him.
This is something basic to be understood: the ego must come to a peak, it must be strong, it must have attained an integrity only then can you dissolve it.
For we walk by faith, not by sight
Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect.
Act enthusiastic and you will be enthusiastic
Whatever you think the world is withholding from you, you are withholding from the world.
All imperfection is easier to tolerate if served up in small doses.
Intelligence is a moral category.
Tis very certain the desire of life prolongs it.
Unfortunately, the clock is ticking, the hours are going by. The past increases, the future recedes. Possibilities decreasing, regrets mounting.
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'.