Nothing is more intolerable than to have to admit to yourself your own errors.
When you dance, your purpose is not to get to a certain place on the floor. It's to enjoy each step along the way.
Where there is anger, there is always pain underneath.
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.
I've come to believe that all my past failure and frustration were actually laying the foundation for the understandings that have created the new level of living I now enjoy.
Men become wise just as they become rich, more by what they save than by what they receive.
The absent are never without fault, nor the present without excuse.
Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect.
Things which matter most must never be at the mercy of things which matter least.
Reflect upon your present blessings, of which every man has many; not on your past misfortunes, of which all men have some.
All imperfection is easier to tolerate if served up in small doses.
I think about the meaning of pain. Pain is personal. It really belongs to the one feeling it. Probably the only thing that is your own. I like mine.
Let no man pull you low enough to hate him.
A perfection of means, and confusion of aims, seems to be our main problem.
Early to bed and early to rise, Makes a man healthy, wealthy, and wise.
Man is the only creature who refuses to be what he is.
All great achievements require time.
It is a cliche that most cliches are true, but then like most cliches, that cliche is untrue.
Energy may be likened to the bending of a crossbow; decision,to the releasing of a trigger.
We may encounter many defeats but we must not be defeated.
The difference between stupidity and genius is that genius has its limits.