Blessed are they who hunger and thirst for righteousness for they shall be satisfied.
It is a cliche that most cliches are true, but then like most cliches, that cliche is untrue.
Only from the heart can you touch the sky.
A perfection of means, and confusion of aims, seems to be our main problem.
Everything excellent is as difficult as it is rare.
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.
The first thing you'll have to do, is the last thing you wished.
Nothing fixes a thing so intensely in the memory as the wish to forget it.
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.
In anger we should refrain both from speech and action.
Wonder is the beginning of wisdom.
Let no man pull you low enough to hate him.
One who gains strength by overcoming obstacles possesses the only strength which can overcome adversity.
Where wisdom reigns, there is no conflict between thinking and feeling.
Experience keeps a dear school, but fools will learn in no other.
The only limit to our realization of tomorrow will be our doubts of today.
Circumstances do not make a man, they reveal him.
Thought can be so seductive and hypnotic that it absorbs your attention totally, so you become your thoughts.
We learn from our gardens to deal with the most urgent question of the time: How much is enough?
Everything we hear is an opinion, not a fact. Everything we see is a perspective, not the truth.
It is not the strength, but the duration, of great sentiments that makes great men.