You are the bows from which your children as living arrows are sent forth.
In moments of great grief, thatís where you look and immerse yourself. You realise you are not immortal, you are not a god, you are part of the natural world and you come to accept that.
For beautiful eyes, look for the good in others; for beautiful lips, speak only words of kindness; and for poise, walk with the knowledge that you are never alone.
A precedent embalms a principle.
It is tact that is golden, not silence.
A person who spends more than he earns is a fool
One who gains strength by overcoming obstacles possesses the only strength which can overcome adversity.
To kill an error is as good a service as, and sometimes even better than, the establishing of a new truth or fact
Nothing is as easy as it looks.
We may encounter many defeats but we must not be defeated.
By three methods we may learn wisdom: first, by reflection which is noblest; second, by imitation, which is the easiest; and third, by experience, which is the bitterest.
At the center of your being you have the answer; you know who you are and you know what you want.
The best revenge is to be unlike him who performed the injury.
The road of excess leads to the palace of wisdom.
I don't know, I don't care, and it doesn't make any difference.
The path to success is to take massive, determined action.
Rational discussion is useful only when there is a significant base of shared assumptions.
Every intelligent individual wants to know what makes him tick, and yet is at once fascinated and frustrated by the fact that oneself is the most difficult of all things to know.
No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted.
If you do not know the laws of right conduct, you cannot form your character.
The wise man should restrain his senses like the crane and accomplish his purpose with due knowledge of his place, time and ability.