Nobody has the power to take two steps together; you can take only one step at a time.
Kind words don't cost much. Yet they accomplish much.
Wisdom... comes not from age, but from education and learning.
Do not reveal what you have thought upon doing, but by wise council keep it secret being determined to carry it into execution.
The object of the superior man is truth.
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.
Yesterday I was clever, so I wanted to change the world. Today I am wise, so I am changing myself.
To a wise and good man the whole earth is his fatherland.
Turn your wounds into wisdom.
The impossible could not have happened, therefore the impossible must be possible in spite of appearances.
Things which matter most must never be at the mercy of things which matter least.
I am a lover of truth, a worshipper of freedom, a celebrant at the altar of language and purity and tolerance.
Resist much. Obey little.
Itís your road and yours alone. Others may walk it with you, but no one can walk it for you.
Good advice is always certain to be ignored, but that's no reason not to give it.
I mistrust the judgement of every man in a case in which his own wishes are concerned.
Those who dance are considered insane by those who cannot hear the music.
Think no vice so small that you may commit it, and no virtue so small that you may over look it.
When you undervalue what you do, the world will undervalue who you are
It is hard to fight desire; but to control it is the sign of a reasonable man.
It is divinity that shapes, not only your ends, but also your acts, your words and thoughts.