There is always time to add a word, never to withdraw one.
Think no vice so small that you may commit it, and no virtue so small that you may over look it.
Do not reveal what you have thought upon doing, but by wise council keep it secret being determined to carry it into execution.
Criticize the act, not the person.
I believe that one defines oneself by reinvention. To not be like your parents. To not be like your friends. To be yourself. To cut yourself out of stone.
Compassion is the basis of morality.
Intelligence is the ability to adapt to change.
Bitterness is like cancer. It eats upon the host. But anger is like fire. It burns it all clean.
It takes a lot of courage to show your dreams to someone else.
The wound is the place where the Light enters you.
The most certain sign of wisdom is cheerfulness.
We sometimes congratulate ourselves at the moment of waking from a troubled dream; it may be so the moment after death.
Tis very certain the desire of life prolongs it.
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.
Honesty is the first chapter in the book of wisdom.
Time wounds all heels.
To live is not merely to breathe; it is to act; it is to make use of our organs, senses, faculties - of all those parts of ourselves which give us the feeling of existence
He who conquers others is strong; he who conquers himself is mighty.
Appearances often are deceiving.
Property is surely a right of mankind as real as liberty.
Sometimes one creates a dynamic impression by saying something, and sometimes one creates as significant an impression by remaining silent.