When I stand before God at the end of my life, I would hope that I would not have a single bit of talent left, and could say, 'I used everything you gave me'.
It is not the strength, but the duration, of great sentiments that makes great men.
If you don't behave as you believe, you will end by believing as you behave.
If you do not know the laws of right conduct, you cannot form your character.
Learned we may be with another man's learning: we can only be wise with wisdom of our own.
It is neither good nor bad, but thinking makes it so.
Think globally, act locally.
When you learn, teach, when you get, give.
Good advice is always certain to be ignored, but that's no reason not to give it.
All that we see or seem is but a dream within a dream.
A single lie destroys a whole reputation of integrity.
Choose rather to be strong of soul than strong of body.
If you only read the books that everyone else is reading, you can only think what everyone else is thinking.
It takes a lot of courage to show your dreams to someone else.
The simple things are also the most extraordinary things, and only the wise can see them.
You have heard that it was said, 'Eye for eye, and tooth for tooth.' But I tell you, do not resist an evil person. If someone strikes you on the right cheek, turn to him the other also.
Forget not that the earth delights to feel your bare feet and the winds long to play with your hair.
I dream. Sometimes I think that's the only right thing to do.
Your visions will become clear only when you can look into your own heart. Who looks outside, dreams; who looks inside, awakes.
Your reputation is in the hands of others. That's what the reputation is. You can't control that. The only thing you can control is your character.
How often I found where I should be going only by setting out for somewhere else.