And this sensitivity will create new friendships for you - friendships with trees, with birds, with animals, with mountains, with rivers, with oceans, with stars. Life becomes richer as love grows.
I have no desire to make windows into mens souls
The absent are never without fault, nor the present without excuse.
Think no vice so small that you may commit it, and no virtue so small that you may over look it.
Love make us poets, and the approach of death should make us philosophers.
When you undervalue what you do, the world will undervalue who you are
Good means not merely not to do wrong, but rather not to desire to do wrong.
Words mean more than what is set down on paper. It takes the human voice to infuse them with deeper meaning.
All great achievements require time.
We learn from our gardens to deal with the most urgent question of the time: How much is enough?
Work is the price which is paid for reputation.
Wrong life cannot be lived rightly.
If you don't behave as you believe, you will end by believing as you behave.
Appearances often are deceiving.
The pendulum of the mind oscillates between sense and nonsense, not between right and wrong.
To avoid criticism say nothing, do nothing, be nothing.
Promises are like crying babies in a theater, they should be carried out at once.
A man is literally what he thinks.
If we don't believe in freedom of expression for people we despise, we don't believe in it at all.
All truth passes through three stages. First, it is ridiculed. Second, it is violently opposed. Third, it is accepted as being self-evident.
The very essence of instinct is that it's followed independently of reason.