To do great things is difficult, but to command great things is more difficult.
It takes a great man to be a good listener.
Time flies over us, but leaves its shadow behind.
Tact is the knack of making a point without making an enemy.
And no one will listen to us until we listen to ourselves.
Think no vice so small that you may commit it, and no virtue so small that you may over look it.
The road of excess leads to the palace of wisdom.
It is divinity that shapes, not only your ends, but also your acts, your words and thoughts.
There is geometry in the humming of the strings. There is music in the spacing of the spheres.
Adapt what is useful, reject what is useless, and add what is specifically your own.
Without courage, wisdom bears no fruit.
No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted.
Don't criticize what you can't understand.
I mistrust the judgement of every man in a case in which his own wishes are concerned.
There are no limitations to the mind except those we acknowledge.
Sometimes you will never know the value of a moment until it becomes a memory.
Bitterness is like cancer. It eats upon the host. But anger is like fire. It burns it all clean.
Time wounds all heels.
We must live together as brothers or perish together as fools.
Be curious, not judgmental.
I've come to believe that all my past failure and frustration were actually laying the foundation for the understandings that have created the new level of living I now enjoy.