You always admire what you really don't understand.
I wanted to change the world. But I have found that the only thing one can be sure of changing is oneself.
You can be rich in spirit, kindness, love and all those things that you can't put a dollar sign on.
Today you are you! That is truer than true! There is no one alive who is you-er than you!
One who gains strength by overcoming obstacles possesses the only strength which can overcome adversity.
Only idiots refuse to change their minds.
Empty pockets never held anyone back. Only empty heads and empty hearts can do that.
Language is very powerful. Language does not just describe reality. Language creates the reality it describes.
Tis very certain the desire of life prolongs it.
The use of travelling is to regulate imagination by reality, and instead of thinking how things may be, to see them as they are.
It takes a lot of courage to show your dreams to someone else.
There are things known and there are things unknown, and in between are the doors of perception.
Everything we hear is an opinion, not a fact. Everything we see is a perspective, not the truth.
What can't be cured must be endured.
Things which matter most must never be at the mercy of things which matter least.
Science is organized knowledge. Wisdom is organized life.
It is always advisable to perceive clearly our ignorance.
Property is surely a right of mankind as real as liberty.
Be frank and explicit. That is the right line to take when you wish to conceal your own mind and to confuse the minds of others.
By three methods we may learn wisdom: first, by reflection which is noblest; second, by imitation, which is the easiest; and third, by experience, which is the bitterest.
I've never known any trouble than an hour's reading didn't assuage.