The man who has no sense of history, is like a man who has no ears or eyes
Someone's sitting in the shade today because someone planted a tree a long time ago.
Rudeness is the weak man's imitation of strength.
History is the devil's scripture.
Diamonds are a girls best friend.
When we do the best that we can, we never know what miracle is wrought in our life, or in the life of another.
When someone leaves, it's because someone else is about to arrive.
And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom.
How people treat you is their karma; how you react is yours.
Amnesty is as good for those who give it as for those who receive it. It has the admirable quality of bestowing mercy on both sides.
Three things have been difficult to tame: the oceans, fools, and women. We may soon be able to tame the oceans; fools and women will take a little longer.
Whatever relationships you have attracted in your life at this moment, are precisely the ones you need in your life at this moment. There is a hidden meaning behind all events, and this hidden meaning is serving your own evolution.
Don't be too timid and squeamish about your actions. All life is an experiment. The more experiments you make the better.
Anybody can dig a hole and plant a tree. But make sure it survives. You have to nurture it, you have to water it, you have to keep at it until it becomes rooted so it can take care or itself. There are so many enemies of trees.
Middle age has been defined as what happens when a person's broad mind and narrow waist change places.
Humility is really important because it keeps you fresh and new.
The gratification of wealth is not found in mere possession or in lavish expenditure, but in its wise application.
When life hands you a lemon, say, 'Oh yeah, I like lemons! What else ya got?
People do not like to think. If one thinks, one must reach conclusions. Conclusions are not always pleasant.
Don't part with your illusions. When they are gone you may still exist, but you have ceased to live.
Noble life demands a noble architecture for noble uses of noble men. Lack of culture means what it has always meant: ignoble civilization and therefore imminent downfall.