Everybody is ignorant, only on different subjects.
Never ruin an apology with an excuse.
Most of us have far more courage than we ever dreamed possible
Proverbs are short sentences drawn from long experience.
Whatever it is you're seeking won't come in the form you're expecting.
We learn from our gardens to deal with the most urgent question of the time: How much is enough?
Share our similarities, celebrate our differences.
You are braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think.
If we do not lay out ourselves in the service of mankind whom should we serve?
What lies behind us and what lies ahead of us are tiny matters compared to what lives within us.
Learning and wisdom are superfluities, the surface glitter merely, but it is the heart that is the seat of all power.
The essence of knowledge is, having it, to apply it; not having it, to confess your ignorance.
Empty pockets never held anyone back. Only empty heads and empty hearts can do that.
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.
If you buy what you do not need, you will need what you cannot buy.
We sometimes congratulate ourselves at the moment of waking from a troubled dream; it may be so the moment after death.
The trouble with most of us is that we would rather be ruined by praise than saved by criticism.
The pendulum of the mind oscillates between sense and nonsense, not between right and wrong.
Things which matter most must never be at the mercy of things which matter least.
I know I am but mortal and so therewhilst prepare myself for death, whensoever it shall please God to send it.
If you are neutral in situations of injustice, you have chosen the side of the oppressor.