A perfection of means, and confusion of aims, seems to be our main problem.
Dark and difficult times lie ahead. Soon we must all face the choice between what is right and what is easy.
It is not the strength, but the duration, of great sentiments that makes great men.
It is better to be looked over than overlooked.
Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect.
Nothing is as easy as it looks.
What you're thinking is what you're becoming.
If I speak of myself in different ways, that is because I look at myself in different ways.
Throw your heart over the fence and the rest will follow.
Your inner world has its own taste, has its own fragrance, has its own light. And it is utterly silent.
One who loses wealth loses much. One who loses a friend loses more. But one who loses courage loses all.
There is geometry in the humming of the strings. There is music in the spacing of the spheres.
Science may set limits to knowledge, but should not set limits to imagination.
Be curious, not judgmental.
It takes a great man to be a good listener.
When you undervalue what you do, the world will undervalue who you are
The cure for pain is in the pain.
So many people have this idea: I want to achieve something great or be somebody great. And they neglect the step that leads to greatness. They don't honor this step at this moment because they have this idea of some future moment where they are going to be great.
If you buy what you do not need, you will need what you cannot buy.
There is a wisdom of the head, and... there is a wisdom of the heart.
Do not reveal what you have thought upon doing, but by wise council keep it secret being determined to carry it into execution.