There is geometry in the humming of the strings. There is music in the spacing of the spheres.
A single lie destroys a whole reputation of integrity.
There is nothing more uncommon than common sense.
Criticize the act, not the person.
Experience is merely the name men gave to their mistakes.
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.
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.
Everybody is ignorant, only on different subjects.
If you do not know the laws of right conduct, you cannot form your character.
We learn from our gardens to deal with the most urgent question of the time: How much is enough?
Dark and difficult times lie ahead. Soon we must all face the choice between what is right and what is easy.
I know I am but mortal and so therewhilst prepare myself for death, whensoever it shall please God to send it.
Everything we hear is an opinion, not a fact. Everything we see is a perspective, not the truth.
Wisdom is not the product of schooling, but of the lifelong attempt to acquire it.
A mistake is always forgivable, rarely excusable and always unacceptable.
Stupidity is a talent for misconception.
Choose rather to be strong of soul than strong of body.
It is better to remain silent and be thought a fool than to open one's mouth and remove all doubt.
The greatest minds are capable of the greatest vices as well as of the greatest virtues.
Out of suffering have emerged the strongest souls; the most massive characters are seared with scars.
The essence of knowledge is, having it, to apply it; not having it, to confess your ignorance.