Science is organized knowledge. Wisdom is organized life.
When you judge another, you do not define them, you define yourself.
Unfortunately, the clock is ticking, the hours are going by. The past increases, the future recedes. Possibilities decreasing, regrets mounting.
Kind words don't cost much. Yet they accomplish much.
Good means not merely not to do wrong, but rather not to desire to do wrong.
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.
The place where you made your stand never mattered. Only that you were there...and still on your feet.
It is divinity that shapes, not only your ends, but also your acts, your words and thoughts.
All the great things are simple, and many can be expressed in a single word: freedom; justice; honor; duty; mercy; hope.
Tact is the knack of making a point without making an enemy.
In anger we should refrain both from speech and action.
Do not reveal what you have thought upon doing, but by wise council keep it secret being determined to carry it into execution.
A house is not a home unless it contains food and fire for the mind as well as the body.
Honesty is the first chapter in the book of wisdom.
Instinct is a marvellous thing. It can neither be explained nor ignored.
The first method for estimating the intelligence of a ruler is to look at the men he has around him.
It is not the strength, but the duration, of great sentiments that makes great men.
At the center of your being you have the answer; you know who you are and you know what you want.
Destiny is not a passive agent that lies in the lap of the Gods, but is an active instrument that lies in your own hands to shape as you will.
A mistake is always forgivable, rarely excusable and always unacceptable.
We sometimes congratulate ourselves at the moment of waking from a troubled dream; it may be so the moment after death.