Don't criticize what you can't understand.
Be curious, not judgmental.
A man is literally what he thinks.
Wonder is the beginning of wisdom.
Those who cannot work with their hearts achieve but a hollow, half-hearted success that breeds bitterness all around.
Tomorrow hopes we have learned something from yesterday.
It seems essential, in relationships and all tasks, that we concentrate only on what is most significant and important.
We sometimes congratulate ourselves at the moment of waking from a troubled dream; it may be so the moment after death.
Muddy water is best cleared by leaving it alone.
So many people have this idea: I want to achieve something great or be somebody great. And they neglect the step that leads to greatness. They don't honor this step at this moment because they have this idea of some future moment where they are going to be great.
The greatest deception men suffer is from their own opinions.
To avoid criticism say nothing, do nothing, be nothing.
I have had good experience and trial of this world...I know what it is to be a subject, what to be a sovereign, what to have good neighbours, and sometimes meet evil willers. I have found treason in trust, seen great benefits little regarded.
Creativity is the process of having original ideas that have value.
Each day is a little life; every waking and rising a little birth; every fresh morning a little youth; every going to rest and sleep a little death.
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.
Admiration is the daughter of ignorance.
Man is not the creature of circumstances, Circumstances are the creatures of men.
A person reveals his character by nothing so clearly as the joke he resents.
Learn from the mistakes of others. You can never live long enough to make them all yourself.
Dark and difficult times lie ahead. Soon we must all face the choice between what is right and what is easy.