Learning and wisdom are superfluities, the surface glitter merely, but it is the heart that is the seat of all power.
Love make us poets, and the approach of death should make us philosophers.
If you are a parent, open doors to unknown directions to the child so he can explore. Don't make him afraid of the unknown,give him support.
You have heard that it was said, 'Eye for eye, and tooth for tooth.' But I tell you, do not resist an evil person. If someone strikes you on the right cheek, turn to him the other also.
The oldest, shortest words- 'yes' and 'no'- are those which require the most thought.
Out of suffering have emerged the strongest souls; the most massive characters are seared with scars.
Intelligence is the ability to adapt to change.
Every intelligent individual wants to know what makes him tick, and yet is at once fascinated and frustrated by the fact that oneself is the most difficult of all things to know.
Wisdom is not the product of schooling, but of the lifelong attempt to acquire it.
Reality leaves a lot to the imagination.
A man may imagine things that are false, but he can only understand things that are true.
Great dreams of great dreamers are always transcended.
The absent are never without fault, nor the present without excuse.
Be curious, not judgmental.
Those who dance are considered insane by those who cannot hear the music.
Life's battles don't always go to the stronger or faster man. But sooner or later, the man who wins is the man who thinks he can.
Above all be of single aim; have a legitimate and useful purpose, and devote yourself unreservedly to it.
The use of travelling is to regulate imagination by reality, and instead of thinking how things may be, to see them as they are.
What a man does for others, not what they do for him, gives him immortality.
The wise man should restrain his senses like the crane and accomplish his purpose with due knowledge of his place, time and ability.
Work is the price which is paid for reputation.