Where there is anger, there is always pain underneath.
There are things known and there are things unknown, and in between are the doors of perception.
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.
When I stand before God at the end of my life, I would hope that I would not have a single bit of talent left, and could say, 'I used everything you gave me'.
Tis very certain the desire of life prolongs it.
I have had good experience and trial of this world...I know what it is to be a subject, what to be a sovereign, what to have good neighbours, and sometimes meet evil willers. I have found treason in trust, seen great benefits little regarded.
We seldom realize, for example that our most private thoughts and emotions are not actually our own. For we think in terms of languages and images which we did not invent, but which were given to us by our society.
If you don't want to slip up tomorrow, speak the truth today.
The only way to get the best of an argument is to avoid it.
The greatest deception men suffer is from their own opinions.
The ethos of redemption is realized in self-mastery, by means of temperance, that is, continence of desires.
Let there be spaces in your togetherness.
Attitude, not Aptitude, determines Altitude.
Out of suffering have emerged the strongest souls; the most massive characters are seared with scars.
Turn your wounds into wisdom.
Rational discussion is useful only when there is a significant base of shared assumptions.
If you do what you've always done, you'll get what you've always gotten.
I think, therefore I am.
Everybody is ignorant, only on different subjects.
Anywhere you go in the world is what you make of it, not what you read in books.
Wisdom is not the product of schooling, but of the lifelong attempt to acquire it.