Only from the heart can you touch the sky.
Wisdom... comes not from age, but from education and learning.
Peace is not an absence of war, it is a virtue, a state of mind, a disposition for benevolence, confidence, justice.
Honesty is the first chapter in the book of wisdom.
You cannot truly listen to anyone and do anything else at the same time.
He that cannot reason is a fool. He that will not is a bigot. He that dare not is a slave.
Do not pray for an easy life, pray for the strength to endure a difficult one.
Wisdom begins at the end.
Better mad with the rest of the world than wise alone.
Without courage, wisdom bears no fruit.
Boredom is the root of all evil - the despairing refusal to be oneself.
A man who as a physical being is always turned toward the outside, thinking that his happiness lies outside him, finally turns inward and discovers that the source is within him.
Stubborn and ardent clinging to one's opinion is the best proof of stupidity.
In any moment of decision, the best thing you can do is the right thing. The worst thing you can do is nothing.
Do your little bit of good where you are; it's those little bits of good put together that overwhelm the world.
Destiny is not a passive agent that lies in the lap of the Gods, but is an active instrument that lies in your own hands to shape as you will.
Stupidity is a talent for misconception.
A person who spends more than he earns is a fool
Bitterness is like cancer. It eats upon the host. But anger is like fire. It burns it all clean.
Good advice is always certain to be ignored, but that's no reason not to give it.
The only way to get the best of an argument is to avoid it.