It takes a great man to be a good listener.
Colorless green ideas sleep furiously
Don't criticize what you can't understand.
Yesterday is but today's memory and tomorrow is today's dream.
Talent is God given. Be humble. Fame is man-given. Be grateful. Conceit is self-given. Be careful.
Madame, all stories, if continued far enough, end in death, and he is no true-story teller who would keep that from you.
If you don't behave as you believe, you will end by believing as you behave.
The experience gathered from books, though often valuable,is but the nature of learning whereas the experience gained from actual life is of the nature of wisdom.
It is tact that is golden, not silence.
Judge a man by his questions rather than by his answers.
Better mad with the rest of the world than wise alone.
Work is the price which is paid for reputation.
A house is not a home unless it contains food and fire for the mind as well as the body.
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.
Generosity is giving more than you can, and pride is taking less than you need.
And this sensitivity will create new friendships for you - friendships with trees, with birds, with animals, with mountains, with rivers, with oceans, with stars. Life becomes richer as love grows.
Men are not prisoners of fate, but only prisoners of their own minds.
Jealousy is the tribute mediocrity pays to genius.
He who is cruel to animals becomes hard also in his dealings with men. We can judge the heart of a man by his treatment of animals.
We never see ourselves as others see us.
Choose rather to be strong of soul than strong of body.