Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear - not absence of fear.
Generosity is giving more than you can, and pride is taking less than you need.
Only from the heart can you touch the sky.
The best way to see Faith is to shut the eye of Reason.
The pendulum of the mind oscillates between sense and nonsense, not between right and wrong.
A proverb is much matter distilled into few words.
Madame, all stories, if continued far enough, end in death, and he is no true-story teller who would keep that from you.
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.
Doubt is the origin of wisdom
Above all be of single aim; have a legitimate and useful purpose, and devote yourself unreservedly to it.
Why fit in when you were born to stand out?
So many people have this idea: I want to achieve something great or be somebody great. And they neglect the step that leads to greatness. They don't honor this step at this moment because they have this idea of some future moment where they are going to be great.
The difference between stupidity and genius is that genius has its limits.
What's done can't be undone.
Yesterday is but today's memory and tomorrow is today's dream.
Destiny is not a passive agent that lies in the lap of the Gods, but is an active instrument that lies in your own hands to shape as you will.
Early to bed and early to rise, Makes a man healthy, wealthy, and wise.
Colorless green ideas sleep furiously
Half the world is composed of people who have something to say and can't, and the other half who have nothing to say and keep on saying it.
Don't compromise yourself. You are all you've got.
Men become wise just as they become rich, more by what they save than by what they receive.