Desire is poverty. Desire is the greatest impurity of the mind. Desire is the motive force for action. Desire in the mind is the real impurity. Even a spark of desire is a very great evil.
If you don't want to slip up tomorrow, speak the truth today.
If a man could have half of his wishes, he would double his troubles.
Only from the heart can you touch the sky.
I know I am but mortal and so therewhilst prepare myself for death, whensoever it shall please God to send it.
Only idiots refuse to change their minds.
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.
Taste every fruit of every tree in the garden at least once. It is an insult to creation not to experience it fully. Temperance is wickedness.
No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted.
Today you are you! That is truer than true! There is no one alive who is you-er than you!
Those who cannot work with their hearts achieve but a hollow, half-hearted success that breeds bitterness all around.
Don't take tomorrow to bed with you.
Achievement brings its own anticlimax.
Learn from the mistakes of others. You can never live long enough to make them all yourself.
Tact is the knack of making a point without making an enemy.
Nothing fixes a thing so intensely in the memory as the wish to forget it.
Gravity is only the bark of wisdom's tree; but it preserves it
You are the bows from which your children as living arrows are sent forth.
Confidence is contagious. So is lack of confidence.
I think, therefore I am.
Those who dance are considered insane by those who cannot hear the music.