If we know exactly where we're going, exactly how to get there, and exactly what we'll see along the way, we won't learn anything.
You can be rich in spirit, kindness, love and all those things that you can't put a dollar sign on.
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.
Having a great intellect is no path to being happy.
The only real mistake is the one from which we learn nothing.
The greatest of all mistakes is to do nothing because you think you can only do a little
It is better to remain silent and be thought a fool than to open one's mouth and remove all doubt.
Blessed are they who hunger and thirst for righteousness for they shall be satisfied.
Obsession is the wellspring of genius and madness.
Be curious, not judgmental.
Those who can not change their minds can not change anything.
Convictions are more dangerous enemies of truth than lies.
It is necessary to keep one's compass in one's eyes and not in the hand, for the hands execute, but the eye judges.
Everybody is ignorant, only on different subjects.
Property is surely a right of mankind as real as liberty.
You place too much importance... on the so-called purity of blood! You fail to recognize that it matters not what someone is born, but what they grow to be!
Thought can be so seductive and hypnotic that it absorbs your attention totally, so you become your thoughts.
Anger begins in folly, and ends in repentance.
The future is uncertain but the end is always near.
Nothing is more intolerable than to have to admit to yourself your own errors.
Never put off for tomorrow, what you can do today.