Judge a man by his questions rather than by his answers.
There are things known and there are things unknown, and in between are the doors of perception.
The first method for estimating the intelligence of a ruler is to look at the men he has around him.
Honesty is the first chapter in the book of wisdom.
It is neither good nor bad, but thinking makes it so.
Not everything that can be counted counts, and not everything that counts can be counted.
There is geometry in the humming of the strings. There is music in the spacing of the spheres.
The ethos of redemption is realized in self-mastery, by means of temperance, that is, continence of desires.
Proverbs are short sentences drawn from long experience.
We choose our joys and sorrows long before we experience them.
Beauty is not in the face; beauty is a light in the heart.
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.
It is not titles that honor men, but men that honor titles.
A perfection of means, and confusion of aims, seems to be our main problem.
One of the truest tests of integrity is its blunt refusal to be compromised.
Each day is a little life; every waking and rising a little birth; every fresh morning a little youth; every going to rest and sleep a little death.
You are not a drop in the ocean. You are the entire ocean, in a drop.
Time flies over us, but leaves its shadow behind.
The one you buy will be the only one that doesn't work.
The lie is a condition of life.
What a liberation to realize that the “voice in my head” is not who I am. Who am I then? The one who sees that.