It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it.
Almost every wise saying has an opposite one, no less wise, to balance it.
Although our intellect always longs for clarity and certainty, our nature often finds uncertainty fascinating.
Talent is God given. Be humble. Fame is man-given. Be grateful. Conceit is self-given. Be careful.
Only from the heart can you touch the sky.
A house is not a home unless it contains food and fire for the mind as well as the body.
Whatever you think the world is withholding from you, you are withholding from the world.
He who is slowest in making a promise is most faithful in its performance.
How often it is that the angry man rages denial of what his inner self is telling him.
Men are not prisoners of fate, but only prisoners of their own minds.
Judge not unless you judge yourself.
Common sense is in spite of, not as the result of education.
Confidence is contagious. So is lack of confidence.
No matter how much suffering you went through, you never wanted to let go of those memories.
Judge a man by his questions rather than by his answers.
When I stand before God at the end of my life, I would hope that I would not have a single bit of talent left, and could say, 'I used everything you gave me'.
The future is uncertain but the end is always near.
If you don't know where you're from, you'll have a hard time saying where you're going.
It has seemed to be more necessary to have regard to the weight of words rather than to their number.
Never argue with an idiot. They drag you down to their level and then beat you with experience.
Be silent or let thy words be worth more than silence.