If you do not know the laws of right conduct, you cannot form your character.
It is divinity that shapes, not only your ends, but also your acts, your words and thoughts.
Proverbs are short sentences drawn from long experience.
Learning and wisdom are superfluities, the surface glitter merely, but it is the heart that is the seat of all power.
Your inner world has its own taste, has its own fragrance, has its own light. And it is utterly silent.
Nature is pleased with simplicity. And nature is no dummy
It takes a great man to be a good listener.
It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it.
Confidence is contagious. So is lack of confidence.
Those who see the invisible can do the impossible.
Your reputation is in the hands of others. That's what the reputation is. You can't control that. The only thing you can control is your character.
The essence of knowledge is, having it, to apply it; not having it, to confess your ignorance.
Tell the truth. Sing with passion. Work with laughter. Love with heart. 'Cause that's all that matters in the end.
Be silent or let thy words be worth more than silence.
Don't expect to build up the weak by pulling down the strong.
Resist much. Obey little.
It was a melancholy secret that reality can arouse desires but never satisfy them.
A house is not a home unless it contains food and fire for the mind as well as the body.
Thought can be so seductive and hypnotic that it absorbs your attention totally, so you become your thoughts.
Do not pray for an easy life, pray for the strength to endure a difficult one.
It seems essential, in relationships and all tasks, that we concentrate only on what is most significant and important.