Sometimes you will never know the value of a moment until it becomes a memory.
Let him who would move the world first move himself.
Half the world is composed of people who have something to say and can't, and the other half who have nothing to say and keep on saying it.
Not everything that can be counted counts, and not everything that counts can be counted.
Judge not unless you judge yourself.
Nothing is more intolerable than to have to admit to yourself your own errors.
It is divinity that shapes, not only your ends, but also your acts, your words and thoughts.
We never see ourselves as others see us.
The simple things are also the most extraordinary things, and only the wise can see them.
In the practice of tolerance, one's enemy is the best teacher.
There is geometry in the humming of the strings. There is music in the spacing of the spheres.
Desire is poverty. Desire is the greatest impurity of the mind. Desire is the motive force for action. Desire in the mind is the real impurity. Even a spark of desire is a very great evil.
Never ruin an apology with an excuse.
Work is the price which is paid for reputation.
Every aquarium will eventually leak.
If you would take, you must first give, this is the beginning of intelligence.
I know I am but mortal and so therewhilst prepare myself for death, whensoever it shall please God to send it.
If we know exactly where we're going, exactly how to get there, and exactly what we'll see along the way, we won't learn anything.
I hear and I forget. I see and I remember. I do and I understand.
I believe that one defines oneself by reinvention. To not be like your parents. To not be like your friends. To be yourself. To cut yourself out of stone.
A friend to all is a friend to none