Yesterday I was clever, so I wanted to change the world. Today I am wise, so I am changing myself.
Everything we hear is an opinion, not a fact. Everything we see is a perspective, not the truth.
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.
Instinct is a marvellous thing. It can neither be explained nor ignored.
Take care of the pieces well. The whole will take care of itself.
One must wait until the evening to see how splendid the day has been.
When you undervalue what you do, the world will undervalue who you are
Each day is a little life; every waking and rising a little birth; every fresh morning a little youth; every going to rest and sleep a little death.
Sometimes one creates a dynamic impression by saying something, and sometimes one creates as significant an impression by remaining silent.
Experience keeps a dear school, but fools will learn in no other.
The place where you made your stand never mattered. Only that you were there...and still on your feet.
The use of travelling is to regulate imagination by reality, and instead of thinking how things may be, to see them as they are.
Peace is not an absence of war, it is a virtue, a state of mind, a disposition for benevolence, confidence, justice.
The greatest power we have is the power of choice.
The road of excess leads to the palace of wisdom.
If you don't like someone's story, write your own.
Nothing is so strong as gentleness, nothing so gentle as real strength
To me, being an intellectual doesn't mean knowing about intellectual issues; it means taking pleasure in them.
I have no desire to make windows into mens souls
Intelligence is a moral category.
The simple things are also the most extraordinary things, and only the wise can see them.