If we do not lay out ourselves in the service of mankind whom should we serve?
If you don't know where you're from, you'll have a hard time saying where you're going.
We choose our joys and sorrows long before we experience them.
The greatest minds are capable of the greatest vices as well as of the greatest virtues.
One must wait until the evening to see how splendid the day has been.
Real knowledge is to know the extent of one's ignorance.
At the center of your being you have the answer; you know who you are and you know what you want.
If you have no problems, then you have no clue to what is going.
Empty pockets never held anyone back. Only empty heads and empty hearts can do that.
Wonder is the beginning of wisdom.
Nothing fixes a thing so intensely in the memory as the wish to forget it.
There are two educations. One should teach us how to make a living and the other how to live.
Do your little bit of good where you are; it's those little bits of good put together that overwhelm the world.
When playing board-games which involve quizzes etc, you will always know the answers to everyone else's set of questions but never your own.
I've never known any trouble than an hour's reading didn't assuage.
Nothing is so strong as gentleness, nothing so gentle as real strength
Life's battles don't always go to the stronger or faster man. But sooner or later, the man who wins is the man who thinks he can.
No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted.
The greatest pride, or the greatest despondency, is the greatest ignorance of one's self.
The heart has its reasons which reason knows not.
The first thing you'll have to do, is the last thing you wished.