True knowledge lies in knowing how to live.
Tis very certain the desire of life prolongs it.
Challenges are gifts that force us to search for a new center of gravity. Don't fight them. Just find a new way to stand.
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.
The greatest minds are capable of the greatest vices as well as of the greatest virtues.
Yesterday is but today's memory and tomorrow is today's dream.
He that cannot reason is a fool. He that will not is a bigot. He that dare not is a slave.
Nothing fixes a thing so intensely in the memory as the wish to forget it.
Better mad with the rest of the world than wise alone.
Real knowledge is to know the extent of one's ignorance.
It is hard to fight desire; but to control it is the sign of a reasonable man.
Be sure you put your feet in the right place, then stand firm.
Wonder is the beginning of wisdom.
You don't become what you want, you become what you believe
Blessed are they who hunger and thirst for righteousness for they shall be satisfied.
And no one will listen to us until we listen to ourselves.
You have heard that it was said, 'Eye for eye, and tooth for tooth.' But I tell you, do not resist an evil person. If someone strikes you on the right cheek, turn to him the other also.
Good advice is always certain to be ignored, but that's no reason not to give it.
Accuracy is the twin brother of honesty; inaccuracy, of dishonesty.
Sometimes you will never know the value of a moment until it becomes a memory.
The first method for estimating the intelligence of a ruler is to look at the men he has around him.