It is not enough to have a good mind; the main thing is to use it well.
You can be rich in spirit, kindness, love and all those things that you can't put a dollar sign on.
Thought can be so seductive and hypnotic that it absorbs your attention totally, so you become your thoughts.
It was a melancholy secret that reality can arouse desires but never satisfy them.
A house divided against itself cannot stand.
The most certain sign of wisdom is cheerfulness.
There is nothing noble in being superior to your fellow man; true nobility is being superior to your former self.
Instinct is a marvellous thing. It can neither be explained nor ignored.
The best way to see Faith is to shut the eye of Reason.
For we walk by faith, not by sight
Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect.
The greatest deception men suffer is from their own opinions.
The wise man should restrain his senses like the crane and accomplish his purpose with due knowledge of his place, time and ability.
You always admire what you really don't understand.
I wanted to change the world. But I have found that the only thing one can be sure of changing is oneself.
Let there be spaces in your togetherness.
It is easy to be brave at a safe distance.
Tis very certain the desire of life prolongs it.
To be wronged is nothing unless you continue to remember it.
The experience gathered from books, though often valuable,is but the nature of learning whereas the experience gained from actual life is of the nature of wisdom.
I have no desire to make windows into mens souls