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.
Judge a man by his questions rather than by his answers.
I hear and I forget. I see and I remember. I do and I understand.
Immoderate desire is the mark of a child, not a man.
The greatest power we have is the power of choice.
Act enthusiastic and you will be enthusiastic
Forget not that the earth delights to feel your bare feet and the winds long to play with your hair.
Proverbs are short sentences drawn from long experience.
Learned we may be with another man's learning: we can only be wise with wisdom of our own.
I write with experiences in mind, but I don't write about them, I write out of them.
We thought that we had the answers, it was the questions we had wrong.
Every aquarium will eventually leak.
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.
Do not say a little in many words, but a great deal in few!
Compassion is the basis of morality.
A precedent embalms a principle.
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.
Be curious, not judgmental.
A scholar who cherishes the love of comfort is not fit to be deemed a scholar.
Talent is God given. Be humble. Fame is man-given. Be grateful. Conceit is self-given. Be careful.
Promises are like crying babies in a theater, they should be carried out at once.