It is hard to fight desire; but to control it is the sign of a reasonable man.
Good means not merely not to do wrong, but rather not to desire to do wrong.
Don't criticize what you don't understand, son. You never walked in that man's shoes.
Turn your wounds into wisdom.
I've come to believe that all my past failure and frustration were actually laying the foundation for the understandings that have created the new level of living I now enjoy.
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.
Resist much. Obey little.
Work is the price which is paid for reputation.
Share our similarities, celebrate our differences.
There is an art, or rather a knack to flying. The knack lies in learning how to throw yourself at the ground and miss.
Generosity is giving more than you can, and pride is taking less than you need.
I hear and I forget. I see and I remember. I do and I understand.
The road of excess leads to the palace of wisdom.
A man may imagine things that are false, but he can only understand things that are true.
A precedent embalms a principle.
A man who as a physical being is always turned toward the outside, thinking that his happiness lies outside him, finally turns inward and discovers that the source is within him.
Challenges are gifts that force us to search for a new center of gravity. Don't fight them. Just find a new way to stand.
The most courageous act is still to think for yourself. Aloud.
Intelligence is a moral category.
Never argue with an idiot. They drag you down to their level and then beat you with experience.
Empty pockets never held anyone back. Only empty heads and empty hearts can do that.