Do not pray for an easy life, pray for the strength to endure a difficult one.
Thought can be so seductive and hypnotic that it absorbs your attention totally, so you become your thoughts.
Dark and difficult times lie ahead. Soon we must all face the choice between what is right and what is easy.
If we don't believe in freedom of expression for people we despise, we don't believe in it at all.
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.
There is nothing noble in being superior to your fellow man; true nobility is being superior to your former self.
Be realistic: Plan for a miracle
Every intelligent individual wants to know what makes him tick, and yet is at once fascinated and frustrated by the fact that oneself is the most difficult of all things to know.
Those who know, do. Those that understand, teach.
I've never known any trouble than an hour's reading didn't assuage.
All that we see or seem is but a dream within a dream.
There is no question climate change is happening. The only arguable point is what part humans are playing in it.
It is divinity that shapes, not only your ends, but also your acts, your words and thoughts.
Fine clothes may disguise, but silly words will disclose a fool.
Tell the truth. Sing with passion. Work with laughter. Love with heart. 'Cause that's all that matters in the end.
A proverb is much matter distilled into few words.
Chaos is a name for any order that produces confusion in our minds.
Wisdom begins at the end.
Great dreams of great dreamers are always transcended.
If I speak of myself in different ways, that is because I look at myself in different ways.
All our knowledge begins with the senses, proceeds then to the understanding, and ends with reason. There is nothing higher than reason.