Honesty is the first chapter in the book of wisdom.
The impossible could not have happened, therefore the impossible must be possible in spite of appearances.
It is hard to fight desire; but to control it is the sign of a reasonable man.
Men build too many walls and not enough bridges.
Be sure you put your feet in the right place, then stand firm.
Do your little bit of good where you are; it's those little bits of good put together that overwhelm the world.
There are four ways, and only four ways, in which we have contact with the world. We are evaluated and classified by these four contacts: what we do, how we look, what we say, and how we say it.
It is better to be looked over than overlooked.
The ethos of redemption is realized in self-mastery, by means of temperance, that is, continence of desires.
The boundaries which divide Life from Death are at best shadowy and vague. Who shall say where the one ends, and where the other begins?
Men become wise just as they become rich, more by what they save than by what they receive.
I dream. Sometimes I think that's the only right thing to do.
Loneliness adds beauty to life. It puts a special burn on sunsets and makes night air smell better.
Reflect upon your present blessings, of which every man has many; not on your past misfortunes, of which all men have some.
A good teacher protects his pupils from his own influence.
Attitude, not Aptitude, determines Altitude.
Thought can be so seductive and hypnotic that it absorbs your attention totally, so you become your thoughts.
Each day is a little life; every waking and rising a little birth; every fresh morning a little youth; every going to rest and sleep a little death.
I believe that one defines oneself by reinvention. To not be like your parents. To not be like your friends. To be yourself. To cut yourself out of stone.
Appearances often are deceiving.
Our society is run by insane people for insane objectives.