In the practice of tolerance, one's enemy is the best teacher.
Immoderate desire is the mark of a child, not a man.
Take care of the pieces well. The whole will take care of itself.
Act as if the maxim of your action were to become through your will a general natural law
All imperfection is easier to tolerate if served up in small doses.
Never pick a fight with an ugly person, they've got nothing to lose.
Energy may be likened to the bending of a crossbow; decision,to the releasing of a trigger.
The wound is the place where the Light enters you.
One who gains strength by overcoming obstacles possesses the only strength which can overcome adversity.
Power always thinks it has a great soul and vast views beyond the comprehension of the weak.
It is divinity that shapes, not only your ends, but also your acts, your words and thoughts.
He who can destroy a thing, can control a thing.
We sometimes congratulate ourselves at the moment of waking from a troubled dream; it may be so the moment after death.
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.
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.
One never notices what has been done; one can only see what remains to be done.
It is not the strength, but the duration, of great sentiments that makes great men.
If you only read the books that everyone else is reading, you can only think what everyone else is thinking.
Everything excellent is as difficult as it is rare.
Turn your wounds into wisdom.