The pendulum of the mind oscillates between sense and nonsense, not between right and wrong.
It seems essential, in relationships and all tasks, that we concentrate only on what is most significant and important.
I've come to believe that all my past failure and frustration were actually laying the foundation for the understandings that have created the new level of living I now enjoy.
Don't criticize what you don't understand, son. You never walked in that man's shoes.
Doubt is the origin of wisdom
A proverb is much matter distilled into few words.
I've learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.
Time wounds all heels.
Nothing is softer or more flexible than water, yet nothing can resist it.
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'.
Love one another, but make not a bond of love: Let it rather be a moving sea between the shores of your souls.
One who gains strength by overcoming obstacles possesses the only strength which can overcome adversity.
Men become wise just as they become rich, more by what they save than by what they receive.
Learn as though you would never be able to master it; hold it as though you would be in fear of losing it.
How often it is that the angry man rages denial of what his inner self is telling him.
Empty pockets never held anyone back. Only empty heads and empty hearts can do that.
You can be rich in spirit, kindness, love and all those things that you can't put a dollar sign on.
Everything we hear is an opinion, not a fact. Everything we see is a perspective, not the truth.
I don't know, I don't care, and it doesn't make any difference.
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.
Although our intellect always longs for clarity and certainty, our nature often finds uncertainty fascinating.