Talent is God given. Be humble. Fame is man-given. Be grateful. Conceit is self-given. Be careful.
Muddy water is best cleared by leaving it alone.
If you're happy, don't worry you'll get over it.
Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect.
Where wisdom reigns, there is no conflict between thinking and feeling.
There is always time to add a word, never to withdraw one.
When prosperity comes, do not use all of it.
One who gains strength by overcoming obstacles possesses the only strength which can overcome adversity.
Be realistic: Plan for a miracle
Love make us poets, and the approach of death should make us philosophers.
Intelligence is the ability to adapt to change.
It is better to remain silent and be thought a fool than to open one's mouth and remove all doubt.
If you don't stand for something you will fall for anything.
He that cannot reason is a fool. He that will not is a bigot. He that dare not is a slave.
In the midst of movement and chaos, keep stillness inside of you.
The best revenge is to be unlike him who performed the injury.
It is hard to fight desire; but to control it is the sign of a reasonable man.
The road of excess leads to the palace of wisdom.
As the soft yield of water cleaves obstinate stone, So to yield with life solves the insolvable: To yield, I have learned, is to come back again.
Judge a man by his questions rather than by his answers.
Beauty is not in the face; beauty is a light in the heart.