Nothing is more intolerable than to have to admit to yourself your own errors.
Those who cannot work with their hearts achieve but a hollow, half-hearted success that breeds bitterness all around.
The greatest minds are capable of the greatest vices as well as of the greatest virtues.
The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong.
Be silent or let thy words be worth more than silence.
I don't like definitions, but if there is a definition of freedom, it would be when you have control over your reality to transform it, to change it, rather than having it imposed upon you. You can't really ask for more than that.
Anywhere you go in the world is what you make of it, not what you read in books.
Achievement brings its own anticlimax.
True knowledge lies in knowing how to live.
Thought can be so seductive and hypnotic that it absorbs your attention totally, so you become your thoughts.
Taste every fruit of every tree in the garden at least once. It is an insult to creation not to experience it fully. Temperance is wickedness.
In the practice of tolerance, one's enemy is the best teacher.
Above all be of single aim; have a legitimate and useful purpose, and devote yourself unreservedly to it.
The greatest of wealth is the richness of the soul.
It is tact that is golden, not silence.
The first thing you'll have to do, is the last thing you wished.
One of the truest tests of integrity is its blunt refusal to be compromised.
Our virtues and our failings are inseparable, like force and matter. When they separate, man is no more
It is hard to fight desire; but to control it is the sign of a reasonable man.
A mistake is always forgivable, rarely excusable and always unacceptable.
There is always time to add a word, never to withdraw one.