Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect.
What you're thinking is what you're becoming.
It's not a question of learning much.On the contrary.It's a question of UNLEARNING much.
Happiness is not an ideal of reason, but of imagination.
Bitterness is like cancer. It eats upon the host. But anger is like fire. It burns it all clean.
To do great things is difficult, but to command great things is more difficult.
A scholar who cherishes the love of comfort is not fit to be deemed a scholar.
Words mean more than what is set down on paper. It takes the human voice to infuse them with deeper meaning.
Achievement brings its own anticlimax.
You are the bows from which your children as living arrows are sent forth.
Man is the only creature who refuses to be what he is.
Taste every fruit of every tree in the garden at least once. It is an insult to creation not to experience it fully. Temperance is wickedness.
The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you'll go.
Do not say a little in many words, but a great deal in few!
Wise men speak because they have something to say; Fools because they have to say something.
You have heard that it was said, 'Eye for eye, and tooth for tooth.' But I tell you, do not resist an evil person. If someone strikes you on the right cheek, turn to him the other also.
The absent are never without fault, nor the present without excuse.
Proverbs are short sentences drawn from long experience.
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.
Learn from the mistakes of others. You can never live long enough to make them all yourself.
The oldest, shortest words- 'yes' and 'no'- are those which require the most thought.