Don't compromise yourself. You are all you've got.
Yes, I guess you could say I am a loner, but I feel more lonely in a crowed room with boring people than I feel on my own.
A perfection of means, and confusion of aims, seems to be our main problem.
A house divided against itself cannot stand.
The greatest minds are capable of the greatest vices as well as of the greatest virtues.
He who is slowest in making a promise is most faithful in its performance.
Proverbs are short sentences drawn from long experience.
If a man could have half of his wishes, he would double his troubles.
By three methods we may learn wisdom: first, by reflection which is noblest; second, by imitation, which is the easiest; and third, by experience, which is the bitterest.
The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you'll go.
The pendulum of the mind oscillates between sense and nonsense, not between right and wrong.
If you meditate, sooner or later you will come upon love. If you meditate deeply, sooner or later you will start feeling a tremendous love arising in you that you have never known before.
There are things known and there are things unknown, and in between are the doors of perception.
The greatest of wealth is the richness of the soul.
Jealousy is the tribute mediocrity pays to genius.
Science is organized knowledge. Wisdom is organized life.
Wisdom... comes not from age, but from education and learning.
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.
Boredom is the root of all evil - the despairing refusal to be oneself.
The only limit to our realization of tomorrow will be our doubts of today.
No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted.