Forget not that the earth delights to feel your bare feet and the winds long to play with your hair.
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.
Empty pockets never held anyone back. Only empty heads and empty hearts can do that.
It is not titles that honor men, but men that honor titles.
Nothing fixes a thing so intensely in the memory as the wish to forget it.
By three methods we may learn wisdom: first, by reflection which is noblest; second, by imitation, which is the easiest; and third, by experience, which is the bitterest.
You always admire what you really don't understand.
Out of suffering have emerged the strongest souls; the most massive characters are seared with scars.
It is hard to fight desire; but to control it is the sign of a reasonable man.
And this sensitivity will create new friendships for you - friendships with trees, with birds, with animals, with mountains, with rivers, with oceans, with stars. Life becomes richer as love grows.
The future is uncertain but the end is always near.
Stubborn and ardent clinging to one's opinion is the best proof of stupidity.
We are all born ignorant, but one must work hard to remain stupid
What's real and what's true aren't necessarily the same.
Sometimes one creates a dynamic impression by saying something, and sometimes one creates as significant an impression by remaining silent.
Gravity is only the bark of wisdom's tree; but it preserves it
The smaller the mind, the greater the conceit.
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.
Mistakes are always forgivable, if one has the courage to admit them.
The best way to see Faith is to shut the eye of Reason.
There is geometry in the humming of the strings. There is music in the spacing of the spheres.