Madame, all stories, if continued far enough, end in death, and he is no true-story teller who would keep that from you.
Rational discussion is useful only when there is a significant base of shared assumptions.
In order to change the world, you have to get your head together first
I've never known any trouble than an hour's reading didn't assuage.
Wonder is the beginning of wisdom.
It is easy to be brave at a safe distance.
Wisdom... comes not from age, but from education and learning.
Do not pray for an easy life, pray for the strength to endure a difficult one.
Be silent or let thy words be worth more than silence.
The impossible could not have happened, therefore the impossible must be possible in spite of appearances.
You are not a drop in the ocean. You are the entire ocean, in a drop.
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.
Beauty is not in the face; beauty is a light in the heart.
There's no sense in being precise when you don't even know what you're talking about.
Never ruin an apology with an excuse.
Fine clothes may disguise, but silly words will disclose a fool.
Challenges are gifts that force us to search for a new center of gravity. Don't fight them. Just find a new way to stand.
Let no man pull you low enough to hate him.
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.
There is no question climate change is happening. The only arguable point is what part humans are playing in it.
The experience gathered from books, though often valuable,is but the nature of learning whereas the experience gained from actual life is of the nature of wisdom.