If you would take, you must first give, this is the beginning of intelligence.
Those who can not change their minds can not change anything.
You always admire what you really don't understand.
Itís your road and yours alone. Others may walk it with you, but no one can walk it for you.
Everybody is ignorant, only on different subjects.
Courage, above all things, is the first quality of a warrior.
Between stimulus and response there is a space. In that space is our power to choose our response. In our response lies our growth and our freedom.
Throw your heart over the fence and the rest will follow.
One must wait until the evening to see how splendid the day has been.
As the soft yield of water cleaves obstinate stone, So to yield with life solves the insolvable: To yield, I have learned, is to come back again.
The absent are never without fault, nor the present without excuse.
Men are not prisoners of fate, but only prisoners of their own minds.
It seems essential, in relationships and all tasks, that we concentrate only on what is most significant and important.
Rest satisfied with doing well, and leave others to talk of you as they please.
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.
You want a love which is born out of meditation, not born out of the mind.
Experience is the only prophecy of wise men.
Things which matter most must never be at the mercy of things which matter least.
A house divided against itself cannot stand.
Only idiots refuse to change their minds.
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.