Empty pockets never held anyone back. Only empty heads and empty hearts can do that.
Boredom is the root of all evil - the despairing refusal to be oneself.
Throw your heart over the fence and the rest will follow.
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.
Tell the truth. Sing with passion. Work with laughter. Love with heart. 'Cause that's all that matters in the end.
The smaller the mind, the greater the conceit.
The absent are never without fault, nor the present without excuse.
The ethos of redemption is realized in self-mastery, by means of temperance, that is, continence of desires.
If you don't stand for something you will fall for anything.
Having a great intellect is no path to being happy.
The best revenge is to be unlike him who performed the injury.
Learn as though you would never be able to master it; hold it as though you would be in fear of losing it.
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.
Accuracy is the twin brother of honesty; inaccuracy, of dishonesty.
Energy may be likened to the bending of a crossbow; decision,to the releasing of a trigger.
To be wronged is nothing unless you continue to remember it.
Don't raise your voice, improve your argument.
Stupidity is a talent for misconception.
Learning and wisdom are superfluities, the surface glitter merely, but it is the heart that is the seat of all power.
Although our intellect always longs for clarity and certainty, our nature often finds uncertainty fascinating.
Where wisdom reigns, there is no conflict between thinking and feeling.