Wonder is the beginning of wisdom.
He who conquers others is strong; he who conquers himself is mighty.
Our virtues and our failings are inseparable, like force and matter. When they separate, man is no more
Our society is run by insane people for insane objectives.
Be sure you put your feet in the right place, then stand firm.
The more skilled you are at something, the worse you are at it when showing someone.
There is an art, or rather a knack to flying. The knack lies in learning how to throw yourself at the ground and miss.
Desire is the very essence of man.
Never ruin an apology with an excuse.
Drop the idea of becoming someone, because you are already a masterpiece. You cannot be improved. You have only to come to it, to know it, to realize it.
Man is the only creature who refuses to be what he is.
We choose our joys and sorrows long before we experience them.
Energy may be likened to the bending of a crossbow; decision,to the releasing of a trigger.
Dark and difficult times lie ahead. Soon we must all face the choice between what is right and what is easy.
I know I am but mortal and so therewhilst prepare myself for death, whensoever it shall please God to send it.
The wise man should restrain his senses like the crane and accomplish his purpose with due knowledge of his place, time and ability.
Good advice is always certain to be ignored, but that's no reason not to give it.
Realize deeply that the present moment is all you ever have.
We sometimes congratulate ourselves at the moment of waking from a troubled dream; it may be so the moment after death.
Just remember, once you're over the hill you begin to pick up speed.
You always admire what you really don't understand.