Tact is the knack of making a point without making an enemy.
In the midst of movement and chaos, keep stillness inside of you.
There is an art, or rather a knack to flying. The knack lies in learning how to throw yourself at the ground and miss.
Nothing is as easy as it looks.
Anywhere you go in the world is what you make of it, not what you read in books.
Words mean more than what is set down on paper. It takes the human voice to infuse them with deeper meaning.
A friend to all is a friend to none
A man may imagine things that are false, but he can only understand things that are true.
For beautiful eyes, look for the good in others; for beautiful lips, speak only words of kindness; and for poise, walk with the knowledge that you are never alone.
If you only read the books that everyone else is reading, you can only think what everyone else is thinking.
If we do not lay out ourselves in the service of mankind whom should we serve?
What a liberation to realize that the “voice in my head” is not who I am. Who am I then? The one who sees that.
Do your little bit of good where you are; it's those little bits of good put together that overwhelm the world.
There's no sense in being precise when you don't even know what you're talking about.
Sometimes you will never know the value of a moment until it becomes a memory.
The ethos of redemption is realized in self-mastery, by means of temperance, that is, continence of desires.
Don't raise your voice, improve your argument.
Judge a man by his questions rather than by his answers.
Whatever the mind of man creates, should be controlled by man's character
It is better to remain silent and be thought a fool than to open one's mouth and remove all doubt.
It is not the strength, but the duration, of great sentiments that makes great men.