I think about the meaning of pain. Pain is personal. It really belongs to the one feeling it. Probably the only thing that is your own. I like mine.
None but ourselves can free our minds.
It has seemed to be more necessary to have regard to the weight of words rather than to their number.
Experience teaches us that it is much easier to prevent an enemy from posting themselves than it is to dislodge them after they have got possession.
Love make us poets, and the approach of death should make us philosophers.
The wise man should restrain his senses like the crane and accomplish his purpose with due knowledge of his place, time and ability.
Rational discussion is useful only when there is a significant base of shared assumptions.
One who loses wealth loses much. One who loses a friend loses more. But one who loses courage loses all.
The simple things are also the most extraordinary things, and only the wise can see them.
Time flies over us, but leaves its shadow behind.
You are braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think.
Thought can be so seductive and hypnotic that it absorbs your attention totally, so you become your thoughts.
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.
The boundaries which divide Life from Death are at best shadowy and vague. Who shall say where the one ends, and where the other begins?
You can be rich in spirit, kindness, love and all those things that you can't put a dollar sign on.
If you don't behave as you believe, you will end by believing as you behave.
Take care of the pieces well. The whole will take care of itself.
Colorless green ideas sleep furiously
Love one another, but make not a bond of love: Let it rather be a moving sea between the shores of your souls.
Intelligence is a moral category.
The trouble with most of us is that we would rather be ruined by praise than saved by criticism.