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'.
Don't criticize what you don't understand, son. You never walked in that man's shoes.
It takes a great man to be a good listener.
The best way to see Faith is to shut the eye of Reason.
Don't criticize what you can't understand.
Nothing is softer or more flexible than water, yet nothing can resist it.
Man is the only creature who refuses to be what he is.
I know I am but mortal and so therewhilst prepare myself for death, whensoever it shall please God to send it.
There is an art, or rather a knack to flying. The knack lies in learning how to throw yourself at the ground and miss.
If you do not know the laws of right conduct, you cannot form your character.
Taste every fruit of every tree in the garden at least once. It is an insult to creation not to experience it fully. Temperance is wickedness.
What a man does for others, not what they do for him, gives him immortality.
Thought can be so seductive and hypnotic that it absorbs your attention totally, so you become your thoughts.
The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong.
A good teacher protects his pupils from his own influence.
The absent are never without fault, nor the present without excuse.
Judge a man by his questions rather than by his answers.
There is geometry in the humming of the strings. There is music in the spacing of the spheres.
I dream. Sometimes I think that's the only right thing to do.
Immoderate desire is the mark of a child, not a man.
Let no man pull you low enough to hate him.