Muddy water is best cleared by leaving it alone.
A house is not a home unless it contains food and fire for the mind as well as the body.
Men are not prisoners of fate, but only prisoners of their own minds.
Dark and difficult times lie ahead. Soon we must all face the choice between what is right and what is easy.
Be frank and explicit. That is the right line to take when you wish to conceal your own mind and to confuse the minds of others.
Things which matter most must never be at the mercy of things which matter least.
Tell the truth. Sing with passion. Work with laughter. Love with heart. 'Cause that's all that matters in the end.
No matter how much suffering you went through, you never wanted to let go of those memories.
The difference between stupidity and genius is that genius has its limits.
What can't be cured must be endured.
The impossible could not have happened, therefore the impossible must be possible in spite of appearances.
Nothing is so strong as gentleness, nothing so gentle as real strength
A good teacher protects his pupils from his own influence.
Reality leaves a lot to the imagination.
It is better to remain silent and be thought a fool than to open one's mouth and remove all doubt.
Rest satisfied with doing well, and leave others to talk of you as they please.
There are no eternal facts, as there are no absolute truths.
In a good bookroom you feel in some mysterious way that you are absorbing the wisdom contained in all the books through your skin, without even opening them.
You are braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think.
What a liberation to realize that the “voice in my head” is not who I am. Who am I then? The one who sees that.
The one you buy will be the only one that doesn't work.