Nothing is softer or more flexible than water, yet nothing can resist it.
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?
Having a great intellect is no path to being happy.
Anger begins in folly, and ends in repentance.
Sometimes you will never know the value of a moment until it becomes a memory.
Anywhere you go in the world is what you make of it, not what you read in books.
I've learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.
The simple things are also the most extraordinary things, and only the wise can see them.
None but ourselves can free our minds.
As the soft yield of water cleaves obstinate stone, So to yield with life solves the insolvable: To yield, I have learned, is to come back again.
Men build too many walls and not enough bridges.
Happiness is not an ideal of reason, but of imagination.
The lie is a condition of life.
The trouble with most of us is that we would rather be ruined by praise than saved by criticism.
There is a wisdom of the head, and... there is a wisdom of the heart.
You laugh at me because I'm different, I laugh at you because you're all the same.
Bitterness is like cancer. It eats upon the host. But anger is like fire. It burns it all clean.
Throw your heart over the fence and the rest will follow.
The future is uncertain but the end is always near.
Learning and wisdom are superfluities, the surface glitter merely, but it is the heart that is the seat of all power.
If you don't want to slip up tomorrow, speak the truth today.