How often it is that the angry man rages denial of what his inner self is telling him.
Talent is God given. Be humble. Fame is man-given. Be grateful. Conceit is self-given. Be careful.
The best revenge is to be unlike him who performed the injury.
Chaos is a name for any order that produces confusion in our minds.
Think no vice so small that you may commit it, and no virtue so small that you may over look it.
There are two educations. One should teach us how to make a living and the other how to live.
The oldest, shortest words- 'yes' and 'no'- are those which require the most thought.
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.
It seems essential, in relationships and all tasks, that we concentrate only on what is most significant and important.
Time wounds all heels.
Wonder is the beginning of wisdom.
Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect.
Sometimes you will never know the value of a moment until it becomes a memory.
We learn from our gardens to deal with the most urgent question of the time: How much is enough?
Itís your road and yours alone. Others may walk it with you, but no one can walk it for you.
It is neither good nor bad, but thinking makes it so.
Man is the only creature who refuses to be what he is.
A single lie destroys a whole reputation of integrity.
What you're thinking is what you're becoming.
I have no desire to make windows into mens souls
In moments of great grief, thatís where you look and immerse yourself. You realise you are not immortal, you are not a god, you are part of the natural world and you come to accept that.