Appearances often are deceiving.
The very essence of instinct is that it's followed independently of reason.
For we walk by faith, not by sight
Kind words don't cost much. Yet they accomplish much.
Moderation in temper is always a virtue; but moderation in principle is always a vice.
I've learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.
We sometimes congratulate ourselves at the moment of waking from a troubled dream; it may be so the moment after death.
When playing board-games which involve quizzes etc, you will always know the answers to everyone else's set of questions but never your own.
Courage, above all things, is the first quality of a warrior.
Confidence is contagious. So is lack of confidence.
You don't want to lose your old friend - the misery - You have invested too much into false - Hence the fear to be exposed -to be true - to be naked as you are.
Instinct is a marvellous thing. It can neither be explained nor ignored.
Real knowledge is to know the extent of one's ignorance.
A proverb is much matter distilled into few words.
We learn from our gardens to deal with the most urgent question of the time: How much is enough?
Achievement brings its own anticlimax.
Above all be of single aim; have a legitimate and useful purpose, and devote yourself unreservedly to it.
Desire is poverty. Desire is the greatest impurity of the mind. Desire is the motive force for action. Desire in the mind is the real impurity. Even a spark of desire is a very great evil.
What a man does for others, not what they do for him, gives him immortality.
Never pick a fight with an ugly person, they've got nothing to lose.
If a man could have half of his wishes, he would double his troubles.