It was a melancholy secret that reality can arouse desires but never satisfy them.
Just remember, once you're over the hill you begin to pick up speed.
Knowing yourself is the beginning of all wisdom.
If you are a parent, open doors to unknown directions to the child so he can explore. Don't make him afraid of the unknown,give him support.
You have heard that it was said, 'Eye for eye, and tooth for tooth.' But I tell you, do not resist an evil person. If someone strikes you on the right cheek, turn to him the other also.
Do your little bit of good where you are; it's those little bits of good put together that overwhelm the world.
I mistrust the judgement of every man in a case in which his own wishes are concerned.
Good advice is always certain to be ignored, but that's no reason not to give it.
To do great things is difficult, but to command great things is more difficult.
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 the bows from which your children as living arrows are sent forth.
What's done can't be undone.
A proverb is much matter distilled into few words.
Do not deny the classical approach, simply as a reaction, or you will have created another pattern and trapped yourself there.
To be one, to be united is a great thing. But to respect the right to be different is maybe even greater.
I write with experiences in mind, but I don't write about them, I write out of them.
Attitude, not Aptitude, determines Altitude.
If I speak of myself in different ways, that is because I look at myself in different ways.
Knowledge speaks, but wisdom listens
Desire is the very essence of man.
The secret of life, though, is to fall seven times and to get up eight times.