Sometimes you will never know the value of a moment until it becomes a memory.
If you do not know the laws of right conduct, you cannot form your character.
One of the truest tests of integrity is its blunt refusal to be compromised.
Don't expect to build up the weak by pulling down the strong.
What lies behind us and what lies ahead of us are tiny matters compared to what lives within us.
Only from the heart can you touch the sky.
The boundaries which divide Life from Death are at best shadowy and vague. Who shall say where the one ends, and where the other begins?
It takes a great man to be a good listener.
So many people have this idea: I want to achieve something great or be somebody great. And they neglect the step that leads to greatness. They don't honor this step at this moment because they have this idea of some future moment where they are going to be great.
I've come to believe that all my past failure and frustration were actually laying the foundation for the understandings that have created the new level of living I now enjoy.
If you don't behave as you believe, you will end by believing as you behave.
Common sense is in spite of, not as the result of education.
Moderation in temper is always a virtue; but moderation in principle is always a vice.
Intelligence is the ability to adapt to change.
All imperfection is easier to tolerate if served up in small doses.
Criticize the act, not the person.
Where there is anger, there is always pain underneath.
Whatever it is you're seeking won't come in the form you're expecting.
The smaller the mind, the greater the conceit.
Most of what matters in our lives takes place in our absence.
Nothing fixes a thing so intensely in the memory as the wish to forget it.