We choose our joys and sorrows long before we experience them.
You can be rich in spirit, kindness, love and all those things that you can't put a dollar sign on.
The use of travelling is to regulate imagination by reality, and instead of thinking how things may be, to see them as they are.
Strength does not come from physical capacity. It comes from an indomitable will.
Today you are you! That is truer than true! There is no one alive who is you-er than you!
The wise man should restrain his senses like the crane and accomplish his purpose with due knowledge of his place, time and ability.
It takes a great man to be a good listener.
When you undervalue what you do, the world will undervalue who you are
If you don't want to slip up tomorrow, speak the truth today.
The place where you made your stand never mattered. Only that you were there...and still on your feet.
Thoughts without content are empty, intuitions without concepts are blind.
If you place your head in a lion's mouth, then you cannot complain one day if he happens to bite it off.
Thought can be so seductive and hypnotic that it absorbs your attention totally, so you become your thoughts.
One who loses wealth loses much. One who loses a friend loses more. But one who loses courage loses all.
Proverbs are short sentences drawn from long experience.
Gravity is only the bark of wisdom's tree; but it preserves it
Love one another, but make not a bond of love: Let it rather be a moving sea between the shores of your souls.
Learned we may be with another man's learning: we can only be wise with wisdom of our own.
There are four ways, and only four ways, in which we have contact with the world. We are evaluated and classified by these four contacts: what we do, how we look, what we say, and how we say it.
I hear and I forget. I see and I remember. I do and I understand.
If you have no problems, then you have no clue to what is going.