Compassion is the basis of morality.
If you don't stand for something you will fall for anything.
You cannot truly listen to anyone and do anything else at the same time.
The greatest pride, or the greatest despondency, is the greatest ignorance of one's self.
Mistakes are always forgivable, if one has the courage to admit them.
Talent is God given. Be humble. Fame is man-given. Be grateful. Conceit is self-given. Be careful.
It was a melancholy secret that reality can arouse desires but never satisfy them.
He who chooses the beginning of the road chooses the place it leads to.
The greatest power we have is the power of choice.
Time wounds all heels.
Nothing is so strong as gentleness, nothing so gentle as real strength
What you're thinking is what you're becoming.
A man who as a physical being is always turned toward the outside, thinking that his happiness lies outside him, finally turns inward and discovers that the source is within him.
Early to bed and early to rise, Makes a man healthy, wealthy, and wise.
Every intelligent individual wants to know what makes him tick, and yet is at once fascinated and frustrated by the fact that oneself is the most difficult of all things to know.
The wise man should restrain his senses like the crane and accomplish his purpose with due knowledge of his place, time and ability.
If you don't know where you're from, you'll have a hard time saying where you're going.
Act enthusiastic and you will be enthusiastic
It is not the strength, but the duration, of great sentiments that makes great men.
There is nothing noble in being superior to your fellow man; true nobility is being superior to your former self.
Time flies over us, but leaves its shadow behind.